Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named winner of the 2017 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which recognizes the top offensive player in Division I football. Mayfield led the nation in completion percentage and passing efficiency rating, while also finishing second in passing touchdowns and passing yards.
Mayfield, a senior from Austin, Texas, finishes his career as one of the most decorated student-athletes in Big 12 history winning the Heisman Trophy, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, Maxwell Award, and Davey O’Brien Award. He is also a unanimous first team All-American.
Nominees for the Tyler Rose Award must meet one of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas high school and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year Division I Texas college. Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington – a Stamford, Texas native – was also a finalist for the award.