Voting breakdown for the 2018 Heisman Trophy Award
The 2018 Heisman Trophy was just awarded to Kyler Murray.
Murray won it over the other two finalists, Tua Tagovailoa and Dwayne Haskins. Murray becomes the 81st player to ever win the annual award, which has been given out every year dating back to 1935. The announcement was made live on ESPN Saturday night from the PlayStation Theater in Times Square in New York City.
Murray completed 70.9 percent of his passes this season with 4,053 passing yards with 40 touchdowns to only seven interceptions. He also rushed for 379 yards and three scores. He led Oklahoma to a 12-1 record and the Big 12 Championship.
Tagovailoa completed 67.7 percent of his passes and had 3,353 passing yards with 37 touchdowns and only four interceptions. He added 164 yards on the ground and another score. Alabama went a perfect 13-0 on the season and won the SEC Championship.
Haskins completed 70.2 percent of his passes and had 4,580 passing yards. He also had 47 passing touchdowns and eight interceptions. He led Ohio State to a 12-1 record and the Big Ten Championship.
If you missed the award ceremony, here’s how the voting for the 2018 Heisman Trophy broke down: