Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson among Heisman Trophy finalists

2:05 | College Football
2016 Heisman Trophy finalists announced
Tuesday December 6th, 2016

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has been named a Heisman Trophy finalist for a second consecutive season and is joined by Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers on the list of finalists.

Jackson has been the star of the Cardinals' offense all season as he recorded 51 touchdowns and averaged 410 yards of total offense per game.

Watson led the Tigers to the ACC title and will face the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Fiesta Bowl. He finished the season with 3,914 yards and 37 touchdowns.

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Two Oklahoma Sooners will be heading to New York as well; Quarterback Baker Mayfield and wideout Dede Westbrook were also named finalists for the award.

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