Standing figure of John Heisman, his right hand holding a bullhorn resting on his right thigh.
Plaque reading: Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, John Heisman was Georgia Tech's first full-time head football coach, from 1904 to 1919, leading the Yellow Jackets to a national championship in 1917.  In 16 seasons, Heisman produced a 102-29-7 (.764) record, including the most lopsided victory in college football history, a 222-0 win over Cumberland in 1916.  Heisman built the foundation for all of Georgia Tech athletics, serving as the Institute's first athletic director...

John Heisman

Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, John Heisman was Georgia Tech's first full-time head football coach (1904-1919).

Rumor has it that if you place a penny, head up, under the left foot of the Heisman statue, you'll bring the Jackets good luck.