(WIAT) – It’s a three-man race for the 2017 Heisman Trophy. Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, Stanford’s Bryce Love and Louisville’s Lamar Jackson were named finalists for College Football’s most prestigious award Monday.
Baker Mayfield is expected to run away with the award this season. The Sooner quarterback has thrown for more than 4,300 yards and 41 touchdowns.. He’s guided Oklahoma to the 2nd-seed in the College Football Playoff.
Mayfield, along with Lamar Jackson, are finalists for the 2nd straight year. Jackson won the Heisman last season and a win on Saturday would make him the first repeat Heisman winner since Archie Griffin.
The winner will be announced Saturday, December 9th on ESPN.