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NCAA.com | December 8, 2017

Mayfield, Love, Fitzpatrick headline CFB Award winners

The regular season for college football has officially ended and the best players in the country at their respective positions have separated themselves from their peers, not just with their on-field play but now with name recognition. 

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Here are the finalists, listed alphabetically by the name of each award.

We will also have a running list of the winners as they are announced on Thursday night. 

Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award: Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, Senior

Jim Thorpe Award: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama, Junior

Lou Groza Award: Matt Gay, Utah, Junior 

Disney Spirit Award: University of Iowa Football Program

Biletnikoff Award: James Washington, Oklahoma State, Senior

Doak Walker Award: Bryce Love, Stanford, Junior

Ray Guy Award: Michael Dickson, Texas, Junior 

Outland Trophy: Ed Oliver, Houston, Sophomore 

Chuck Bednarik Award: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama, Junior

Maxwell Award: Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, Senior

NCAA.com is at the award show in Atlanta, so follow along for updates from the College Football Hall of Fame: 

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