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The big year continues for Baker

Jay Binkley
December 09, 2017 - 6:27 pm

Baker Mayfield won the 2017 Heisman Trophy.  Beating out finalist Lamar Jackson and Bryce Love.  Baker finished 3rd last year and in 2015 he finished 4th


This has been a big year for Baker as he led Oklahoma to a Big 12 championship win over TCU 41-17 and now they will play Georgia in the Rose Bowl for the college football playoffs.

For the season Baker threw for 4340 yards wtih 41 touchdowns and 5 interceptions.  On the ground he ran for 310 yards and 5 touchdowns.  He is just collecting post season awards now:

Baker after winning:

Here is how the voting went:

--This is the Sooners 6th Heisman trophy

--The Sooners now stand third all time as a school in Heisman trophy winners only behind Notre Dame (7), Ohio State (7--Only 6 players because Archie Griffin won twice), USC (7) :

Here are the Sooners that have won:

Billy Vessels 1952

Steve Owens 1969

Billy Sims 1978

Jason White 2003

Sam Bradford 2008

Baker Mayfield 2017

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