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Baker Mayfield claimed the most coveted individual award in sports when he was named OU’s sixth Heisman Trophy winner.

Story by Oklahoma Athletics December 11th, 2017


The 2017 awards tour began in Atlanta, and while Mayfield was the center of attention, he appreciated the opportunity to share the spotlight with teammates and players from around the country.

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The Red Carpet

One of the highlights of The Home Depot College Football Awards for players and fans alike is the red carpet, and no one was more popular than OU's quarterback.

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Sooo many trophies

Mayfield collected so much hardware in Atlanta, they needed a cart to transport it all.


First Look

Mayfield and fellow Heisman finalists Lamar Jackson (Louisville) and Bryce Love (Stanford) arrived in the Big Apple Friday, where they got their first look at the most coveted award.


times square

Even among all the bright lights and massive billboards, New York couldn't help but be in awe of the Sooners' star.


tourist things

When in New York, ride the subway, visit Wall Street, Rockefeller... and always, Beat Texas.


Final Preparations

A moment alone before one final round of interviews prior to the show.


And the Winner is...

Baker Mayfield from the University of Oklahoma!


Saturday in the city

Moments after winning the most prestigious individual award in sports, Mayfield's own name and picture adorned one of the Times Square billboards.


Life-changing moment

From here forward, he will forever be introduced as Heisman Trophy Winner Baker Mayfield, and along with it the fame and responsibility that comes with the award.


support system

Away from all the hustle and bustle, Mayfield finished the night by celebrating with those closest to him -- his coach, teammates and most importantly, family.



No one can ever take this away from him... Baker Mayfield, 2017 Heisman Trophy Winner.


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Footnote: Photos by Ty Russell, Tory Kukowski and Todd Van Emst / The Heisman Trust.
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