2017 Heisman Final Results
|1||Baker Mayfield||Oklahoma||QB||RS SR||732||87||28||2398|
|4||Saquon Barkley||Penn State||RB||JR||15||73||113||304|
|5||Rashaad Penny||San Diego State||RB||SR||7||37||80||175|
|7||Mason Rudolph||Oklahoma State||QB||SR||2||14||22||56|
|8||McKenzie Milton||Central Florida||QB||SO||4||11||20||54|
Breakdown by Region
|Baker Mayfield||Bryce Love||Lamar Jackson|
Quotes & Notes
“This is unbelievable for me, a dream come true”
Mayfield’s 732 first-place votes are the fifth-most in Heisman history.
“There’s a tradition at OU that is second to none. It’s been very special for me to be a part of it.”
He received 86% of total possible points, the third-most all-time behind Troy Smith (91.63%) and Marcus Mariota (90.92%)
“There’s no way I could ever imagine ahead of time what this would feel like. It’s like a dream. I’m just trying to enjoy it. I’m lucky to have my family and some of my teammates here, too.”
He is the first Heisman winner to start his career as a walk-on athlete since athletic scholarships were created in the 1950s.
“I take a lot of pride in where I’m from: Austin, Texas. It’s an honor to know that some kid back home is looking up to me now. At one point, I was that kid.”
He is the sixth Heisman winner from Oklahoma and first since Sam Bradford in 2008.
“I didn’t write anything down or put anything together until today. I wanted to go through the whole process first. I’ve always been emotional. I think the speech showed that.”
He is the first senior to win the Heisman since Troy Smith in 2006.
“Lamar tried to tell me beforehand not to cry. I was like “Are you serious?” I love Lamar and Bryce. Both are good people. It’s been great being around Lamar and I think we have a friendship that will last for a lifetime.”
He set the Heisman record for passing efficiency with a passer rating of 203.76, topping Robert Griffin III’s 192.31 in 2011.
“It’s not a burden. It’s a privilege. I’m going to take pride in it and represent these guys well. (On the burden of representing the Heisman)”
He is the first player to win the Heisman wearing No. 6.
“He’s taken advantage of all his opportunities. All he ever wanted was a chance.”
“He showed very early on that he had what it takes to be a great player. He’s showed a lot of guts and has always kept improving.”