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Wins for Jackson, Watson boost Heisman drama

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson won the Maxwell Award, and Clemson QB Deshaun Watson won the Davey O'Brien Award on Thursday, creating excitement ahead of the Heisman presentation Saturday.

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Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson said he had butterflies after winning the Maxwell Award.

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Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson became the first player in school history to win the Maxwell Award, adding to the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award he won earlier in the evening. He's the second player in FBS history to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,500 yards in same season (2012 Jordan Lynch – Northern Illinois).

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Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen talks about his whirlwind week after winning the Bednarik Award.

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Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen became the first player in school history to win the Chuck Bednarik Award, given to the best defensive player in the country. He's the third SEC player in seven seasons to win the award.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Utah has a pretty good streak going with its punters. Mitch Wishnowsky won the Ray Guy Award -- making Utah the first school to win the award in three straight seasons. Tom Hackett won it in 2014 and 2015.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama offensive tackle Cam Robinson won the Outland Trophy as the most outstanding interior lineman. He said his first thought after he heard his name called was don't fall on the steps.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Dede Westbrook became the first Oklahoma receiver to win the Biletnikoff Award. He leads Power 5 receivers in 20-yard receptions with 26, and 100-yard receiving games with eight.

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Senior wide receiver Dede Westbrook is the first Oklahoma player to win the Biletnikoff Award. His 16 TD receptions this season are a single-season school record.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Spurrier was honored with the NCFAA Contributions to College Football Award and talked about being an ambassador at Florida, and related it to a new role for the South Carolina governor.

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Utah sophomore Mitch Wishnowsky is the 2nd straight punter from Utah to win the award, joining Tom Hackett, who won it the last 2 years. He led the Pac-12 and ranks 2nd in FBS, averaging 48 yards per punt.