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Former Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward has resigned as head football coach at Houston Westbury Christian after six seasons, according to multiple reports. Ward was a star quarterback at Florida State in 1992 and 1993 and his No. 17 at No. 1-ranked Florida State is revered. The multi-talented Ward also played in the NBA.
Ward and his family had become an integral part of the Houston Westbury community with an Excellence Award named in Ward’s honor to recognize outstanding Houston-area individuals.
Westbury improved to a 6-4 record in 2012 after several years as a struggling program in TAPPS Division II. Westbury was 1-9 last season.
Ward was an overwhelming winner of the 1993 Heisman over heath Shuler of Tennessee, David Palmer of Alabama and Marshall Faulk of San Diego State.
1st Charlie Ward Florida State Sr. QB 2,310
2nd Heath Shuler Tennessee Jr. QB 688
3rd David Palmer Alabama Jr. RB 292
4th Marshall Faulk San Diego State Jr. RB 250
5th Glenn Foley Boston College Sr. QB 180
6th LeShon Johnson Northern Illinois Sr. RB 176
7th J.J. Stokes UCLA Jr. WR 131
8th Tyrone Wheatley Michigan Jr. RB 100
9th Trent Dilfer Fresno State Jr. QB 91
10th Eric Zeier Georgia Jr. QB 85