AP top player Murray adds O’Brien; Tua wins Camp

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

The last Maxwell/Davey O'Brien split among quarterbacks came in 2016 when Lamar Jackson won the Maxwell Award and Deshaun Watson won the Davey O'Brien Award.

- Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen won the Chuck Bednarik award as the nation's top defensive player.

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

"It's humbling and an honor to be named AP Player of the Year, to be mentioned in the same realm as a lot of great players, a lot of hall of famers", Murray said. He also ranks second in completion percentage (.709; first among Power Five players).

Key stats: Passed for 3,353 yards and 37 touchdowns against four interceptions. He has also rushed for 892 yards and another 11 scores.

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Behind Murray, the University of Oklahoma has the top rated offense in the country, averaging over 8 yard per play. No other school has had more than two players win AP Player of the Year.

Murray has thrown at least two touchdown passes in 12 of 13 games this season, and has thrown at least three TD passes in 10 contests. Murray took home the Davey O'Brien Award, which goes to the best quarterback.

This week, he has been named the AP Player of the Year and the Davey O'Brien Award victor, and he hopes to add the Heisman Trophy to his collection Saturday night in NY. No school has ever produced back-to-back Heisman Trophy winners who were quarterbacks.

While an Oklahoma quarterback sets his sights on the College Football Playoffs, he has another prestigious award to add to his collection. The game will be televised by ESPN.

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