College Football Awards: Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson Among Big Winners

The Heisman Trophy is the most well-known college football award, but it’s hardly the only one.

The rest of the awards were handed out Thursday night at the Home Depot College Football Awards at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, and the front-runner for the Heisman and his competition were among the big winners.

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the winner of the Maxwell Award, which goes to the player of the year in college football. Deshaun Watson, who some believe is Jackson’s top competition for the Heisman, was named the Davey O’Brien Award winner for best quarterback. Heisman finalist Dede Westbrook took home the Biletnikoff Award, which goes to the nation’s best wide receiver.

You can check out all the winners below.

MAXWELL AWARD (PLAYER OF THE YEAR)
Lamar Jackson, Quarterback, Louisville

CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD (DEFENSIVE PLAYER)
Jonathan Allen, Defensive End, Alabama

BILETNIKOFF AWARD (WIDE RECEIVER)
Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma

LOU GROZA AWARD (KICKER)
Zane Gonzalez, Arizona State

RAY GUY AWARD (PUNTER)
Mitch Wishnowsky, Utah

JOHN MACKEY AWARD (TIGHT END)
Jake Butt, Michigan

DAVEY O’BRIEN AWARD (QUARTERBACK)
Deshaun Watson, Clemson

OUTLAND TROPHY (INTERIOR LINEMAN)
Cam Robinson, Alabama

RIMINGTON AWARD (CENTER)
Pat Elflein, Ohio State

JIM THORPE AWARD (DEFENSIVE BACK)
Adoree’ Jackson, USC

DOAK WALKER AWARD (RUNNING BACK)
D’Onta Foreman, Texas

WUERFFEL TROPHY (COMMUNITY SERVICE)
Trevor Knight, Texas A&M

THE HOME DEPOT COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
Mike MacIntyre, Colorado

DISNEY SPORTS SPIRIT AWARD
James Conner, Pittsburgh

WILLIAM V. CAMPBELL TROPHY (ACADEMIC SUCCESS)
Zach Terrell, Western Michigan

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