Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) eventually leads his team to win against Texas in the Cotton Bowl. Two years later he becomes the first African American to win the Heisman Trophy. Ernie then gets drafted to the Cleveland Browns just like Jim Brown (Darrin Henson). Though he will never play because of cancer and will die in 1963. Jim Brown played a nine year career with the Cleveland Browns. Syracuse Coach Ben Schwartzwalder stays on as head coach for another ten years.