Dec 4, 2021; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Bryce Young (9) gestures prior to the game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

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Alabama QB Bryce Young named AP Player of the Year

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young was named Associated Press College Football Player of the Year, the organization announced Thursday.

Young received 42 of 53 first-place votes and received 137 total points to outdistance Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (67 points. Hutchinson got four first-place votes.

Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett (two, 41) was third and Alabama linebacker Will Anderson (four, 32) placed fourth. Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud (1, 17) rounded out the top five.

Young, Hutchinson, Pickett and Stroud are finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which will be presented Saturday night.

Young has thrown for 4,322 yards and 43 touchdowns against just four interceptions for top-ranked Alabama, which will face No. 4 Cincinnati in a College Football Playoff semifinal on Dec. 31. Hutchinson’s No. 2 Wolverines will face No. 3 Georgia in the other semifinal.

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