A Florida sports memorabilia collector is richer by more than half a million dollars this morning after former Texas running back Ricky Williams’ 1998 Heisman Trophy was sold for $504,000 on Friday, a record amount.
Williams, who sold his trophy to Brian Hobbs in 2014, was the last Heisman winner to be able to profit off the trophy.
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After Williams’ year, awardees had to sign an agreement that kept them from selling the Heisman.
There is no word on the new owner or how much Hobbs profited off the sale, but there had to be some value in selling it now.
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