The Maxwell Award

College Player of the Year

Each year the Maxwell Football Club presents the Maxwell Award for the College Player of the Year. This award is presented in honor of Robert W. (Tiny) Maxwell, legendary college player, official and sports columnist.

Who Votes?

Voters for the Maxwell College Awards are NCAA Head College Football Coaches, members of the Maxwell Football Club & sportswriters and sportscasters from across the country

This Years Winner…

The winner of the 80th Maxwell Award is Baker Mayfield, University of Oklahoma

Facts About Baker Mayfield

Size matters in football. Baker Mayfield’s career reminds us of the importance of measuring the right stuff.

Mayfield has been doubted at every stage of his athletic career, usually some derivation pertaining to his stature. By now, naysayers ought to know that criticism is a propellant in Mayfield’s world. The more they doubt him, the harder he works to prove them wrong.

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Previous Maxwell Winners

2016 Lamar Jackson University of Louisville
2015 Derrick Henry University of Alabama
2014 Marcus Mariota University of Oregon
2013 AJ McCarron University of Alabama
2012 Manti Te’o Notre Dame
2011 Andrew Luck Stanford University
2010 Cam Newton Auburn University
2009 Colt McCoy University of Texas
2008 Tim Tebow University of Florida
2007 Tim Tebow University of Florida
2006 Brady Quinn University of Notre Dame
2005 Vince Young The University of Texas