List of Every Player Who Has Won a Heisman Trophy

Ruben Ruiz
December 9, 2018

The O'Brien Award was initially given to the top player in the Southwest before going to a quarterback-only honor in 1981.

Murray's conversation with Mayfield after Murray was named a finalist early in the week was less about what to expect and more about Mayfield - who was twice a finalist - telling Murray to be sure to slow down and enjoy the experience. Tagovailoa received 13 first-place votes (117 points) and Haskins was listed first on four ballots (55 points). Murray and Tagovailoa will face each other in the College Football Playoff, when No. 1 Alabama plays No. 4 Oklahoma at the Orange Bowl semifinal on December 29.

The 2018 Heisman Trophy victor will be announced on Saturday, December 8 at 7 pm, ET.

The last five winners of the Walter Camp have gone on to win the Heisman, but only five Heisman winners have failed to win AP Player of the Year since the award started in 1998. Tagovailoa won two player of the year awards, taking the Walter Camp and Maxwell awards. No other school has had more than two players win AP Player of the Year.

Regardless of whether Tagovailoa wins this year's trophy or not, it's impossible to imagine he won't be the favorite next season as well. The Oakland Athletics took Murray with the ninth pick in the Major League Baseball draft in June.

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Murray is having a historic season.

The two quarterbacks are also expected to have a higher passing efficiency than former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's record set during his Heisman Trophy-winning season previous year.

As for raw numbers, Murray has thrown for 4,053 yards, 40 touchdowns and just seven interceptions while completing 71 percent of his passes.

I think NBCSports may be confused, Brian. Georgia sophomore running back D'Andre Swift is on there too, and so far this season, he has 1,037 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 6.7 yards per carry.

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