Final 2016 Heisman Voting Results


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Final 2016 Heisman Voting Results

The 2016 Heisman Trophy award was announced on Saturday evening and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson finished second place as Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson took home the prestigious hardware.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook, and Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers rounded out the top five.

Watson is the first finalist to improve from one season to the next since Andrew Luck in 2011. The gap between #2 and #3 is the biggest in seventy years.

15% of the votes sent in their ballots before the ACC Championship game.

Name			1st	2nd	3rd	Total

1. Lamar Jackson 526 251 64 2144

2. Deshaun Watson 269 302 113 1524

3. Baker Mayfield 26 72 139 361

4. Dede Westbrook 7 49 90 209

5. Jabrill Peppers 11 45 85 208

Jackson won every region of the country

			NE	Mid-Atl	 S	SW	MidW 	West		

1. Lamar Jackson 318 1 350 1 388 1 360 1 363 1 365 1

2. Deshaun Watson 266 2 274 2 267 2 215 2 269 2 233 2

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