The Heisman Trophy is very often a numbers game. A deep dive into the statistical achievements of each finalist reveals who will have the edge in hoisting the trophy.
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Who will win the Davey O'Brien Award?
It's a star-studded field for the Davey O'Brien Award, and Edward Aschoff expects Lamar Jackson to win the award. That doesn't mean he's the best choice, with Deshaun Watson having a compelling case as the nation's top QB. Award show picks
A look at the 10 best Big 12 games of the 2016 season, games with crazy endings, classic performances and controversy.
Who will win the Biletnikoff Award?
The Biletnikoff Award for nation's most outstanding receiver is a crowded field, which includes Zay Jones, who broke the FBS single-season record for receptions at 158. Edward Aschoff feels strongly about Dede Westbrook. Award show picks
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
The five finalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which honors the top offensive player from the state of Texas: Texas RB D'Onta Foreman, Alabama QB Jalen Hurts, Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II and the Oklahoma duo of QB Baker Mayfield and WR Dede Westbrook.
Who will win the Maxwell Award?
The Maxwell Award goes to the College Player of the Year, on offense or defense, and Edward Aschoff sizes up the candidates for tonight's award show on ESPN. Lamar Jackson's 51 TDs set him apart from Baker Mayfield and Jabrill Peppers. Award show picks
A look at the best players in the Big 12 that you're likely to hear from again.
What if awards were handed out based solely on what players have shown on tape? Scouts Inc.'s experts studied the film and selected their Heisman Trophy and other award winners.
Former Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer has made his case to be the new "secretary of offense."
The Big 12 coaches' individual awards included Oklahoma wideout Dede Westbrook (offensive player), Kansas State defensive end Jordan Willis (defensive year), and Oklahoma's Bob Stoops (coach).
Fewer routs among New Year's Six?
Most of last year's premier bowls were blowouts. Oklahoma's Sugar Bowl date with Auburn should be one of four close New Year's Six games, according to ESPN's FPI. Breaking down bowl season
OU-USC would have been a blast
Punters need not attend? Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook matched against the Trojans might have broken the scoreboard, to everyone's delight. Dream bowls
Westbrook would join small group
Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook would become just the fourth wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy and the first since Desmond Howard in 1991. (Sat. 8 p.m. ET on ESPN).
Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook on offense, Jordan Willis of Kansas State on defense are standouts among the coaches' All-Big-12 selections.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Biletnikoff Award finalists Zay Jones (East Carolina), Austin Carr (Northwestern) and Dede Westbrook (Oklahoma) checking out the College Football Hall of Fame.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook said he had no idea he was going to be a Heisman finalist until his name was announced Monday night. He said his jaw dropped. "This wasn't part of the plan," Westbrook said. Teammate Baker Mayfield was much more certain. "I knew Dede would be there."
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
As the Houston Chronicle first reported, Oklahoma offense coordinator Lincoln Riley is no longer in the running for the Houston head coaching job, according to a source. Houston's search is now focused on the two in-house candidates, defensive coordinator and interim head coach Todd Orlando and offensive coordinator Major Applewhite, as well as Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. The Cougars could have a coach named by the end of the week.
West Virginia is well-represented on our list of the class of the conference this season, as are the Oklahoma schools and Kansas State.
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