Sport Re-live Mayfield's awesome Heisman season

03:16  13 january  2018
03:16  13 january  2018 Source:   12up

Oklahoma QB Mayfield wins Manning Award

  Oklahoma QB Mayfield wins Manning Award Reigning Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield was named the recipient of the 2017 Manning Award on Thursday. The Oklahoma quarterback passed for 4,627 yards and 43 touchdowns this season to claim the honor, which is given to the nation's top college quarterback. It is the only award to consider postseason performances in voting by a national media panel as well as Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning.Mayfield led the Sooners to a Big 12 championship and a semifinal berth in the College Football Playoff."To say he took a different path to success would be an understatement," Archie Manning said in a statement.

Relive the best moments of Baker Mayfield ' s season for the Oklahoma Sooners that should be rewarded with him winning the Heisman Trophy. New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins live stream: How to watch by Russell S. Baxter.

This season , Mayfield played like every snap could become his Heisman moment. And in the end, the totality of them all proved that the walk-on who stumbled into the starting job is now college football’ s best player. Youth Football Might Not Live to See Tomorrow, but It’ s Here Today.

a © Image by Mark Powell a Baker Mayfield is officially no longer a collegiate athlete, as sad as that is.

Mayfield injected personality and exuberance into a conference that desperately needed it. It'll be no easy task to replace Mayfield for the Sooners, but for now they have time to reflect.

The Heisman winner had a truly unforgettable season, and we thought you might want to re-live it via these awesome highlights.


There will never be another like him.

Mayfield is one of the best college quarterbacks we've ever seen, and it's unlikely we'll truly appreciate him until he's in the professional ranks.

He'll have his number retired in Norman, that much is obvious.

Lamar Jackson declares for NFL draft

  Lamar Jackson declares for NFL draft The most exciting player in college football is headed to the NFL. Lamar Jackson announced he will forgo his senior season at Louisville and pursue the pros. Jackson announced the decision with a post on Twitter, thanking his coaches, teammates and the fans.

The lifelong sooner fan has sported the Sooners since his youngest years and now will live forever at Oklahoma in bronze. Baker Mayfield became Oklahoma' s sixth Heisman Trophy winner after a remarkable 2017 season .

Now that we’ re heading into the vaunted Week 13 of the season , though, how does the 2017 Heisman Trophy race shake out? Let’s again take a look at the Heisman Watch to see who’s in the running, and why you should definitely shake Baker Mayfield ’ s hand when he offers it.

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Harrison Burton hopes to do a "better job" with expanded 2018 schedule .
Harrison Burton has already won a NASCAR championship and numerous races at 17 years old. What’s next for the son of NASCAR veteran and NBC Sports TV analyst Jeff Burton? He hopes more of the same.Burton, who won the 2017 K&N Pro Series East championship, will run an expanded schedule in the Camping World Truck Series next season with Kyle Busch Motorsports as well as several K&N Pro Series East, ARCA and Super Late Model races throughout the year.For me, I think this is going to be the most fun I’ve had schedule-wise. I wanted to get as much experience as I could on the big tracks.

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