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Davey O'Brien Award

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The Davey O'Brien Award, awarded since 1981 by the Davey O'Brien Foundation, is one of three annual awards for the best college football quarterback, the others being the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and the Manning Award. The O'Brien Award is generally considered more prestigious, since all quarterbacks are eligible and it has been awarded since 1981. The Unitas Award is restricted to seniors; the Manning Award is open to all quarterbacks, but did not exist until 2004.

Previous winners

Year Player School
1981 Jim McMahon BYU
1982 Todd Blackledge Penn State
1983 Steve Young BYU
1984 Doug Flutie Boston College
1985 Chuck Long Iowa
1986 Vinny Testaverde Miami
1987 Don McPherson Syracuse
1988 Troy Aikman UCLA
1989 Andre Ware Houston
1990 Ty Detmer BYU
1991 Ty Detmer BYU
1992 Gino Torretta Miami
1993 Charlie Ward Florida State
1994 Kerry Collins Penn State
1995 Danny Wuerffel Florida
1996 Danny Wuerffel Florida
1997 Peyton Manning Tennessee
1998 Michael Bishop Kansas State
1999 Joe Hamilton Georgia Tech
2000 Chris Weinke Florida State
2001 Eric Crouch Nebraska
2002 Brad Banks Iowa
2003 Jason White Oklahoma
2004 Jason White Oklahoma

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