Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey joined John Elway, Toby Gerhart and Andrew Luck as Heisman Award runnerups Saturday when he finished second in the voting to Alabama running back Derrick Henry in a televised announcement in New York.
Jim Plunkett remains Stanford's only Heisman Trophy winner.
McCaffrey received 1,539 points, with 290 first-place votes. Henry finished with 1,832 points and 378 first-place votes. Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson was third with 1,165 points.
McCaffrey finished first in the Far West region, but Henry, who led the nation in rushing yards this year, won the other five regions.
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield was fourth, followed by Navy's Keenan Reynolds and LSU's Leonard Fournette.
McCaffrey finished second in the nation in rushing with 1,847 yards. He set the NCAA record for all-purpose yards with 3,496, adding 1,109 return yards and 540 receiving yards. He also threw a touchdown pass.