For the second straight year, an Oklahoma quarterback has won the AP College Football Player of the Year.
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is the AP Player of the Year pic.twitter.com/Pe2vWv6IvH— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 6, 2018
Murray received 39 first-place votes and total of 145 points, whereas Tagovailoa received 13 first-place votes and Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. received four first-place votes.
All three of these players are finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which will be awarded in New York City on Saturday night.
Murray becomes the fifth Oklahoma quarterback to win this award, joining Mayfield (2017), Sam Bradford (2008), Jason White (2003) and Josh Heupel (2000).