Nissan: Nissan’s "Heisman House" debate enters eighth year with a star-studded lineup

Posted on 02. Sep, 2018 by in Nissan Canada


  • Newcomers to a debate embody 2017 Heisman leader Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma) and Auburn fable Bo Jackson (1985)
  • Season’s initial TV ad, “Calling All Heismans“, front Aug. 30 on ESPN; Nissan Heisman House website is live now
  • New this deteriorate is a array of charcterised GIFs of any Heisman Trophy leader for fans to simply share socially and around text
  • Nissan “fan vote” for a Heisman Trophy leader continues for 12th true year
  • Nissan fans have accurately likely a leader 10 of past 11 years
  • Heisman House debate supports Nissan’s now 13-year sponsorship of a Heisman Memorial Trophy Award and a Heisman Trophy Trust

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma, 2017), Bo Jackson (Auburn, 1985) and Gino Torretta (Miami, 1992) are a 3 newest recruits to a 2018 Nissan Heisman House, a illusory companionship that provides fans a glance of what it competence be like if a winners of college football’s top particular respect lived together underneath one roof.

Now in a eighth year, a 2018 Nissan Heisman House debate facilities 10 Heisman Trophy winners in a array of TV spots airing on ESPN commencement Aug. 30 and using around a college football season. The season’s opening spot, “Calling All Heismans,” premieres tonight during a college football deteriorate opener, Purdue vs. Northwestern, 8:00 p.m. EDT on ESPN.

“The Heisman House debate has proven to be a extensive event for Nissan to creatively underline a clever car lineup and innovative record in front of a large assembly that is college football fans,” pronounced Jeremy Tucker, clamp president, selling communications and media, Nissan North America, Inc. “This year, with a clever ad concentration on Nissan Intelligent Mobility and a TITAN pickup – featuring America’s Best Truck Warranty1 – we’re holding a debate to new heights with one of a many star-studded casts ever.”

Returning Heisman House members are Herschel Walker (Georgia, 1982), Mike Rozier (Nebraska, 1983), Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State, 1988), Charles Woodson (Michigan, 1997), Tim Tebow (Florida, 2007), Marcus Mariota (Oregon, 2014) and Derrick Henry (Alabama, 2015).

This year’s debate includes 7 45-second spots and 5 15-second spots featuring a all-new 2019 Nissan Altima, GT-R, all-new Kicks, Rogue and Nissan TITAN. Nissan Intelligent Mobility is also a vital concentration of this year’s campaign. Highlights include:

Calling All Heismans (45 seconds, to entrance on Aug. 30): Charles Woodson leads a assign in “Calling All Heismans” to this year’s campaign.

Baker Mayfield Sandwich (15 seconds, to entrance in Sept.): Baker Mayfield plants a dwindle to explain his food in a Heisman House kitchen.

BOard Games (15 seconds, to entrance in Oct.): Bo Jackson’s all-around skills are put to a exam in a universe of house games. Is there any diversion he can’t master?

Something for Everyone: GIFs, fan votes, giveaways and a Heisman Mobile Tour

New this season, charcterised GIFs of any Heisman leader have been total to be simply common socially and around content message. Fans can download them during

For a 12th true year, Nissan will yield college football fans a event to opinion for their favorite Heisman Trophy candidates. Nissan’s fan opinion – a voice of a open – is expel along with other Heisman electorate from sports reporters and prior Heisman winners. This year, fans can opinion by Twitter or during around their mobile devices.

“The fan opinion is something Nissan is quite unapproachable of given it gives fans a voice in a space that differently is totally sealed to a public,” total Tucker. “And around this vote, fans have proven to know their college football – a fan opinion leader has left on to win a Heisman Trophy in 10 of a 11 years of a existence.”

Nissan also announced dual sweepstakes (click here for central rules) to element a 2018 Heisman House campaign, including one that offers a possibility for a member of a open to win dual tickets to attend a disdainful Heisman Trophy Award Ceremony in New York on Dec. 8 – a usually approach in that to do so. Fans also can enter to win a customized Nissan TITAN. Last year, scarcely 1-million consumers used a configurator on to customize a TITAN in their favorite propagandize colors.

As in prior years, a Nissan Heisman House Tour, featuring a unnatural Heisman House, will transport to opposite college campuses around a U.S. The Tour provides fans an event to suffer a Heisman House vital room, take photos with a trophy, and accommodate Heisman Trophy winners as good as ESPN on-air talent.

The tour’s initial stop is South Bend, Ind., for a Michigan vs. Notre Dame matchup Saturday, Sept. 1. Former using behind Ricky Watters, a member of Notre Dame’s 1988 inhabitant championship team, will seem from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. EDT, participating in both a marker speak event with ESPN anchor Neil Everett and an designation event with fans. 1987 Heisman Trophy winner, Tim Brown, who became a seventh actor from Notre Dame to win a Heisman Trophy, will afterwards seem from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EDT., participating in both a marker speak event with Everett and an designation event with fans.

Fans can follow all things Nissan Heisman House around a deteriorate around a online platform, For information on a whole Nissan lineup, revisit

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and INFINITI vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during

About ESPN
ESPN, a world’s heading sports party company, facilities some-more than 50 resources – 8 U.S. radio networks, direct-to-consumer ESPN+, ESPN Radio,, ESPN International, ESPN The Magazine and more. ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc. (an surreptitious auxiliary of The Walt Disney Company) and 20 percent by Hearst.

About a Heisman Trophy Trust
The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes a superb college football actor in a United States. Winners shorten good ability total with diligence, perseverance, and tough work. The Heisman Trophy Trust ensures a delay and firmness of this award. The Trust, furthermore, has a free idea to support pledge athletes and to yield larger opportunities to a girl of a country. Our idea by these free endeavors is for The Heisman Trophy to designate a fostering of a clarity of village shortcoming and use to a youth, generally those disadvantaged or afflicted.


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Kevin Raftery
Nissan Brand Communications

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