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Notable numbers from Mayfield’s Heisman Trophy victory

Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma won the 83rd Heisman Trophy in one of the most lopsided votes in in the history of the award. Some notable facts and numbers about Mayfield’s victory: – Sixth Oklahoma player to win the award, joining Billy Vessels (1952), Steve Owens (1969), Billy Sims (1978), Jason White (2003) and Sam Bradford (2008). Article continues below … ...

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Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield just misses Heisman history in victory

The first player to go from walk-on to walking off with the Heisman Trophy, Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield was named the 83rd winner in a landslide. But in a season he clearly dominated in leading the Sooners to the College Football Playoff, the senior could only flirt with voting history. Mayfield won Saturday night by 1,098 points over Stanford’s Bryce Love, ...

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Plenty to learned about NFL playoff contenders come December

Call it ”December Definition.” We’ll learn plenty about the various playoff contenders this week when the Eagles visit the Rams, the Vikings take on the Panthers, the Seahawks meet the Jaguars, the Raiders play at the Chiefs, and the Ravens head to Pittsburgh. The Eagles, Rams, Jaguars, Vikings and Steelers all have ways of clinching postseason berths. So do the ...

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Baker Mayfield arrives in New York for Heisman presentation

Baker Mayfield is in New York City for the Heisman Trophy presentation on Saturday night. Oklahoma’s Twitter page documented his arrival in the Big Apple along with Louisville’s Lamar Jackson and Stanford’s Bryce Love. When in New York… @baker_mayfield6 got the full Big 🍎 experience yesterday. Today, the @HeismanTrophy presentation at 7pm CT on ESPN. pic.twitter.com/MTOsT550y4 — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) ...

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Baker Mayfield finally finds something that can slow him down…NYC subway turnstiles

Big 12 defenses have spent the last three seasons having trouble stopping Oklahoma Sooner’s QB Baker Mayfield… Maybe they should have asked the New York City turnstiles for some advice. Luckily, Oklahoma’s social media team was around to share this funny moment on their Twitter page as they follow Mayfield around NYC leading up to the Heisman Trophy presentation Saturday ...

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North Dakota State, behind Stick, throttles Wofford in FCS quarters (Dec 09, 2017)

(STATS) – They’re not the defending FCS champions for a change, but the North Dakota State Bison are playing like they’re the team to beat again. Behind junior quarterback Easton Stick’s four total touchdowns, the No. 2 playoff seed hammered seventh-seeded Wofford 42-10 in an FCS quarterfinal Saturday before 17,008 at the Fargodome. NDSU (12-1), which had a first-round bye ...

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Taggart makes good impression with FSU players

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Odell Haggins is Florida State’s interim coach for the Independence Bowl, but he left no doubt on Friday that Willie Taggart is leading the program. “Let’s get this straight. We’re not sharing duties. He is the head coach,” Haggins said on Friday as the Seminoles held their first bowl practice. “He’s directing me and talking to ...

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Texas hires TCU’s Chris Del Conte as athletic director

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas has hired TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte for the same position with the Longhorns. Texas made the announcement Saturday. Del Conte moves from one Big 12 school to another to take over one of the largest and wealthiest athletic departments in the country. He succeeds Mike Perrin, who was hired in ...

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