2017 College Football Awards Announced

Baker Mayfield and Minkah Fitzpatrick took home multiple honors on one of college football's biggest awards nights.

Posted: Dec 7, 2017 11:21 PM

College football's biggest names and brightest stars gathered in Atlanta for the annual College Football Awards Show on Thursday night and Oklahoma Quarterback Baker Mayfield stole the show, and a ton of hardware in the process, winning three awards on the night.

Along with Mayfield, Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitpatrick also took home multiple awards, winning the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation's top defensive back and also the Chuck Bednarik Award which goes to the nation's top defensive player.

Here's a look at a handful of the awards handed out to college football's best this season:

Maxwell Award (Player of the Year): Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma 
Walter Camp Award (Player of the Year): Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
Home Depo Award (Coach of the Year): Scott Frost, UCF
Jim Thorpe Award (Best Defensive Back): Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
Davey O'Brien Award (Best Quarterback): Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
Rimington Trophy (Best Center): Billy Price, Ohio State
Lou Groza Award (Best Placekicker): Matt Gay, Utah
Butkus Award (Best Linebacker): Roquan Smith, Georgia
Doak Walker Award (Best Running Back): Bryce Love, Stanford
Biletnikoff Award (Best Wide Receiver): James Washington, Oklahoma State
John Mackey Award (Best Tight End): Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
Outland Trophy (Best Interior Lineman): Ed Oliver, Houston
Ray Guy Award (Best Punter): Michael Dickson, Texas
Bednarik Award (Defensive Player of the Year): Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
Nagurski Trophy (Defensive Player of the Year): Bradley Chubb, NC State
Disney Spirit Award (Most Inspirational): Iowa Children's Hospital
William V. Campbell Trophy (Academic Heisman): Micah Kiser, Virginia
Wuerffel Trophy (Community Service): Courtney Love, Kentucky
Broyles Award (Best Assistant Coach): Tony Elliott, Clemson

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