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Baker Mayfield Wins Maxwell Award As Nation's Top Player

Baker Mayfield and Lincoln Riley shake hands during the Rose Bowl.

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners shakes hands with head coach Lincoln Riley during the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The top player has been named.

On Thursday night the top players in the country were awarded with their respective trophies.

The Maxwell award, given to the nation's top player, featured three finalists: Bryce Love of Stanford, Saquon Barkley of Penn State, and Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma

The winner?

Baker Mayfield.

Mayfield cleaned up on Thursday night, also winning the Davey O'Brien award, given to the nation's best quarterback.

The Heisman Trophy will be announced on Saturday.