OU quarterback Baker Mayfield wins Heisman

The Buckeyes should have made the College Football Playoff. Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, last year's Heisman victor, and Stanford RB Bryce Love trailed Mayfield in the balloting.

Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma speaks at the press conference for the 2017 Heisman Trophy Presentation on December 9, 2017 in New York City.

For Mayfield, it was the third-highest percentage of possible points received (86 percent) since 1950, behind Ohio State's Troy Smith (2006) and Oregon's Marcus Mariota (2014).

Mayfield also broke his own NCAA record for passing efficiency, which he set previous year with a 203.8 rating this season.

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Mayfield has passed for 4,340 yards this season with 41 touchdowns and only five interceptions. He has also rushed for 310 yards and another five scores with no fumbles lost.

Mayfield has 14,320 yards and 129 touchdowns though the air in his college career.

On Saturday night, former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2011, used Twitter to make reference to Mayfield's crude gesture in a victory against the Jayhawks on November 18.

It's a club Mayfield rightfully belongs to. He threw for 598 yards in a Bedlam rivalry win over Oklahoma State, and he was almost flawless (27 of 35 for 386 yards and three TDs) in a 31-16 road win at Ohio State.

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For the second year in a row, he completed 71 percent of his passes, which led the nation. He did this all despite losing head coach Bob Stoops, Heisman finalist receiver Dede Westbrook and thousand-yard runners Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon from last year's team.

To relive the best moments from Mayfield's Heisman season, you can check out this highlight video below, courtesy of Modell Highlights. The Sooners face SEC champion Georgia in the Rose Bowl on January 1.

But upon winning the Heisman Trophy and earning a third straight top-four finish, his place in college football history is secure.

Only USC and Notre Dame have had more Heisman winners than Oklahoma.

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