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Encyclopedia > Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nation's outstanding senior quarterback in college football. It was established in 1987 by a foundation named for Johnny Unitas (1933-2002), the Hall of Fame quarterback who played his college career at the University of Louisville, and set many records in the National Football League, mostly for the Baltimore Colts. Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... John Constantine Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), nicknamed The Golden Arm, was a professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... The University of Louisville (also known as U of L) is a public, state-supported university located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. ... NFL redirects here. ... The Indianapolis Colts are a professional football team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...


Previous winners

Year Player School
1987 Don McPherson Syracuse
1988 Rodney Peete USC
1989 Tony Rice Notre Dame
1990 Craig Erickson Miami
1991 Casey Weldon Florida State
1992 Gino Torretta Miami
1993 Charlie Ward Florida State
1994 Jay Barker Alabama
1995 Tommie Frazier Nebraska
1996 Danny Wuerffel Florida
1997 Peyton Manning Tennessee
1998 Cade McNown UCLA
1999 Chris Redman Louisville
2000 Chris Weinke Florida State
2001 David Carr Fresno State
2002 Carson Palmer USC
2003 Eli Manning Ole Miss
2004 Jason White Oklahoma
2005 Matt Leinart USC
2006 Brady Quinn Notre Dame

Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Don McPherson (born April 2, 1965 Brookyn, NY - ) was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles after a college career at Syracuse. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private nonsectarian research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Rodney Peete (born March 16, 1966 in Mesa, Arizona) was an American Football quarterback from the University of Southern California. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Tony Rice (b. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Catholic[4] institution located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated section of St. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Craig Neil Erickson (born May 17, 1969 in Boynton Beach, Florida), was a former American professional football player who was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 4th round of the 1992 NFL Draft. ... This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... William Casey Weldon (born February 3, 1969 in Americus, Georgia) is a former professional American football player. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[6] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Gino Louis Torretta (born August 10, 1970 in Pinole, California) is a former American football quarterback for several teams in the National Football League from 1993 to 1997. ... This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Charlie Ward (born October 12, 1970 in Thomasville, Georgia) is an American football, basketball, and baseball player. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[6] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... This be the Danster with a few new trickoms ahahahahahahahahahahahahah Hace fun life life // January 1 - NAFTA goes into effect. ... Jay Barker is a former American football and Canadian football quarterback, and currently a Birmingham, Alabama radio personality. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama System. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Tommie Frazier (born on July 16, 1974 in Bradenton, Florida) is a former NCAA football quarterback for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Danny Carl Wuerffel (Born:May 27, 1974 in Pensacola, Florida) is an American football player who won the 1996 Heisman Trophy while playing quarterback at the University of Florida under coach Steve Spurrier. ... The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida, UFL, or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana)[1] is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts NFL franchise. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system in the American state of Tennessee. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Cade McNown (born January 12, 1977 in Portland, Oregon) is a quarterback who played for the Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers. ... The University of California, Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public university located in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... This article is about the year. ... Chris James Redman (born July 7, 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American professional football player for the Atlanta Falcons. ... The University of Louisville (also known as U of L) is a public, state-supported university located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Christopher Jon Weinke (born July 31, 1972 in St. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[6] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... David Carr (born July 21, 1979, in Bakersfield, California) is an American football player. ... The campus on a sunny day California State University, Fresno, commonly referred to as Fresno State, is one of the campuses of California State University, located at the northeast edge of Fresno, California, USA. The campus sits at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the San Joaquin... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Carson Palmer (born December 27, 1979 in Fresno, California) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elisha Eli Nelson Manning (born January 3, 1981) is the starting Quarterback for the New York Giants NFL franchise and formerly for the Ole Miss Rebels college football team. ... The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason White (born June 19, 1980) was a quarterback for the University of Oklahoma football team from 1999 to 2004 (jersey number 18). ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Matthew Stephen Leinart (born May 11, 1983 in Santa Ana, California) is an American football quarterback (QB) for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brayden Tyler Brady Quinn (born October 27, 1984, Columbus, Ohio) to Robin and Ty Quinn. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Catholic[4] institution located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated section of St. ...

External links

  1. Official Website


College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Draddy Trophy (Academic Heisman)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lott Trophy (Defensive impact)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Mosi Tatupu Award (Best spec. teams)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Sammy Baugh Trophy (Best QB)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Wuerffel Trophy (Humanitarian-Athlete)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year | Walter Camp Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I FCS Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I FCS Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

  Results from FactBites:
 
College Sporting News (640 words)
The award will be presented by Johnny Unitas on December 7 at the Galt House East Hotel in Louisville.
Unitas, who wore number 19 as a professional, had his No. 16 collegiate uniform retired at Louisville, the lone number retired by the Cardinals.
Unitas was recently selected as the top quarterback of all-time by the Pro Football Hall of Fame 36-member selection committee.
Schaub Vies for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award :: Cavalier Quarterback Named to Preseason Watch List (388 words)
Schaub Vies for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Virginia quarterback Matt Schaub (West Chester, Pa.) is one of 26 candidates for the prestigious Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the Frank Camp Chapter of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation announced on Wednesday.
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award recipient will be announced on Dec. 4, with the award presentation to be made in Louisville on Dec. 12 at the Galt House East Hotel Grand Ballroom.
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