Tua Tagovailoa and Kyler Murray split honors at College Football Awards

OU’s Kyler Murray named The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year

It goes to the player of the year.

Or will the Heisman go to Murray? The Oscars of the college football world, ESPN hosted this year's college football awards show with notable players can coaches in attendance. Tagovailoa won the Maxwell over fellow finalists Murray and Grier.

Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on 56 ballots submitted by AP college football poll voters and announced Thursday.

Murray, Tagovailoa and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins are the three finalists for the Heisman Trophy.

- Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams won the Outland Trophy as the nation's top interior lineman.

- Alabama's Jerry Jeudy won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top wide receiver.

- Texas A&M punter Braden Mann won the Ray Guy Award.

Murray joins Baker Mayfield (2017), Josh Heupel (2000), Jason White (2003) and Sam Bradford (2008) as previous winners from Oklahoma.

One of the most-anticipated awards year-in and year-out is the Davey O'Brien award.

Murray beat out Tagovailoa and Washington State's Gardner Minshew II for the Davey O'Brien.

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has put together one of the greatest individual seasons in Sooners football history.

After a record-setting season, Murray is set to take home a list of awards, starting with this one. Tagovailoa has thrown for 3,353 yards, 37 touchdowns to four interceptions and has completed almost 68 percent of his passes. He has also rushed for 892 yards and another 11 scores.

Behind Murray, the University of Oklahoma has the top rated offense in the country, averaging over 8 yard per play. "All the hard work with my teammates has really paid off".

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