12 December, 2017
Baker Mayfield, the dynamic quarterback out of Oklahoma, Lamar Jackson, Louisville's Heisman winning quarterback from previous year, and Stanford running back Bryce Love.
The Austin, Texas native has completed 262-of-369 passes this year for a career-high 4,340 yards and 41 touchdowns to just five interceptions. After finishing fourth in the Heisman vote in 2015 and third last year - when this year's third-place finisher, Jackson, won it - Mayfield became the seventh player to finish in the top five of the Heisman vote three times. He also has 310 yards and five touchdowns as a runner.
On Saturday night, former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2011, used Twitter to make reference to Mayfield's crude gesture in a victory against the Jayhawks on November 18.
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Mayfield, who finished third in the Heisman voting a year ago, leads the nation in completion percentage (.710), yards per pass attempt (11.8), yards per completion (16.6) and pass of plays of 20-plus yards (75). He threw for 598 yards in a Bedlam rivalry win over Oklahoma State, and he was almost flawless (27 of 35 for 386 yards and three TDs) in a 31-16 road win at Ohio State.
Mayfield now looks to add a National Championship to his trophy case as he leads his Oklahoma Sooners in the college football playoff.
Only USC and Notre Dame have had more Heisman winners than Oklahoma.