The prestigious award bears the name of the man who many refer to as the finest quarterback to ever play the game of football. Established in 1987, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has previously honored 28 outstanding young men.

Congratulations to Deshaun Watson of Clemson University, the winner of the 2016 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

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2017 Golden Arm Candidates – Week Seven Stats

2017 Golden Arm Candidate Week Seven Stats

The 2017 List of Candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Cut to Top 20

BALTIMORE, MD (10/11/17) – The initial Top 47 Watch List for The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in 2017 has… Read More »

2017 Golden Arm Award Candidates – Week Six Stats

2017 Golden Arm Candidate Week Six Stats

2017 Golden Arm Candidates – Week Five Stats

2017 Golden Arm Candidate Week Five Stats

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2017 CANDIDATES


Name, College
J. T. Barrett, Ohio StateMason Rudolph, Oklahoma State
Kurt Benkert, VirginiaClayton Thorson, Northwestern
Baker Mayfield, OklahomaJesse Ertz, Kansas State
Trace McSorley, Penn StateNick Fitzgerald, Mississippi State
Luke Falk, Washington StateBrandon Silvers, Troy
Riley Ferguson, MemphisNick Stevens, Colorado State
Ryan Finley, NC StateMike White, Western Kentucky
Justice Hansen, Arkansas StateLogan Woodside, Toledo
Kenny Hill, TCUStephen Johnson, Kentucky
Quinton Flowers, South Florida
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