Baker Mayfield becomes Oklahoma's 6th Heisman Trophy victor


After finishing fourth in the Heisman vote in 2015 and third last year - when this year's third-place finisher, Jackson, won it - Mayfield became the seventh player to finish in the top five of the Heisman vote three times.

Baker Mayfield's incredible 2017 season was recognized with college football's highest individual honor Saturday night.

This is the third consecutive year Mayfield has been a Heisman finalist. He finished third nationally in passer rating in 2015, set the single-season FBS passer rating record a year ago and is on pace to break his own record this season. He has also rushed for 310 yards and another five scores with no fumbles lost.

The Oklahoma quarterback topped off a week for the ages in which he also won both the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award as college football's most outstanding player in 2017, the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback of the Year Award and the Associated Press Player of the Year Award.

It's a club Mayfield rightfully belongs to.

The enigmatic Sooners signal-caller threw for 4340 yards and 41 touchdowns while completing 71 percent of his passes.

To relive the best moments from Mayfield's Heisman season, you can check out this highlight video below, courtesy of Modell Highlights.

Mayfield led the Sooners to a 12-1 record and a spot in the college football playoff as they will take on Georgia in the Rose Bowl.

Few votes in Heisman history have been as lopsided as this year's, but it is tough to argue against the notion that Mayfield deserved to be a runaway victor.