Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State University) and Robert Griffin III (Baylor University), both former Heisman Trophy winners, will be featured on the cover of the upcoming NCAA Football 13, decided by votes submitted by fans. Voting began March 12 and featured 8 athletes competing in a bracket-style tournament for fan votes.
Sanders pulled ahead of former University of Georgia running back Herschel Walker in the final round to earn the coveted honor of becoming the NCAA Football 13 cover athlete. Other former Heisman Trophy winners in contention included former University of Southern California running back Marcus Allen, former Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie, former Ohio State University running back Eddie George, former University of Michigan wide receiver Desmond Howard, former Florida State University quarterback Charlie Ward and former University of Houston quarterback Andre Ware.
NCAA Football 13 comes out July 10 and will feature an all-new passing system and more intelligent AI.