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Georgia fans pull hilarious prank on Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

Georgia fans pull hilarious prank on Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield

6, took one step closer to winning Oklahoma's sixth Heisman Trophy when he was named a finalist for the 2017 version of the award Monday evening.

Along with Mayfield, reigning Heisman victor Lamar Jackson and Stanford running back Bryce Love were selected as finalists.

For the second straight year, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson will be a Heisman Trophy finalist. San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny was a distant fourth.

Here are the 2017 Heisman finalists, with the victor set to be announced December 9 at 8 p.m. ET.

Linebacker Brian Bosworth (1986), quarterback Josh Heupel (2000), quarterback Jason White (2003 and 2004), running back Adrian Peterson (2004), quarterback Sam Bradford (2008) and wide receiver Dede Westbrook (2016) were OU's other Heisman finalists. Despite 369 pass attempts, he only threw five interceptions, noted the AJC's Dawgnation report on 5 Sooners players to know before the game.

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield talks with coach Lincoln Riley during their game against TCU.

Oklahoma meets Georgia in the Rose Bowl on January 1, with the victor advancing to the College Football Playoff final in Atlanta on January 8.

Love was second in the nation in rushing (1,973 yards) while scoring 17 touchdowns, doing most of it with a severely injured ankle.

In addition to rushing for 1,434 yards and 16 touchdowns Barkley caught 47 passes for 594 yards and three receiving touchdowns. Love rushed for 100 yards in 11 of the 12 games he played, including performances of 263 yards against UCLA and 301 yards against Arizona State in back-to-back weeks.


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