Murray beat out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in voting by 56 AP faculty soccer ballot voters who submitted participant of the 12 months ballots. Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State was third for the award introduced Thursday.
Murray obtained 39 first-place votes and a complete of 145 factors. Tagovailoa (117 factors) obtained 13 first-place votes and Haskins (55 factors) was listed first on 4 ballots.
All three are finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which can be offered Saturday evening in New York.