AP: Former Heisman Trophy runner-up Lauricella dies (Yahoo Sports)
Hank Lauricella, a former Heisman Trophy runner-up at Tennessee who went on to serve more than three decades as a Louisiana state legislator, has died. Lauricella's wife, Betty, confirmed Wednesday that Lauricella had died Tuesday at Ochsner Medical Center in Jefferson, La. Lauricella was a single-wing tailback at Tennessee from 1949-51. He finished second to Princeton's Dick Kazmaier in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1961 while leading Tennessee to a national title.