Only A Game Published by Only A Game Theismann, As In Heisman...Or Was It? Listen 4 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/691098/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Before Joe Theismann was in the running for the Heisman Trophy, he pronounced his name "THEES-mann." Bill Littlefield tells the story of Joe Theismann and the 1970 Heisman Trophy.