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Five ACC QB's named Unitas Golden Arm Candidates

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GREENSBORO, NC – The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award announced the 2012 candidates for its award Thursday and five ACC quarterbacks were among its group of 15 signal callers honored from around the nation, fully one-third of the eligible field.

Honored from the Atlantic Coast Conference were: Tajh Boyd, Clemson; EJ Manuel, Florida State; Bryn Renner, North Carolina; Mike Glennon, NC State and Logan Thomas, Virginia Tech.

Named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football, the prestigious Golden Arm Award is presented annually by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc. and Transamerica, a leading provider of innovative business and personal financial services.

The Golden Arm Award encapsulates all that is positive in college sports by going beyond completion percentage and touchdowns to also value character, citizenship, integrity, and those who honor the game. Established in 1987, the award previously has been presented to 25 outstanding young men including Casey Weldon, Florida State (1991); Gino Torretta, Miami (1992); Charlie Ward, Florida State (1993); Chris Weinke, Florida State (2000) and Matt Ryan, Boston College (2007).

By @hokieguru

 

Candidates for the Golden Arm Award must be completing their college eligibility or be a fourth-year junior, on schedule to graduate with his class. Candidates are judged upon character, citizenship, scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and athletic accomplishments.The 2012 winner will be presented with his award on Friday, December 7 at The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

The other honorees were: Matt Barkley, Southern California; Nick Florence, Baylor; Landry Jones, Oklahoma; Collin Klein, Kansas State; AJ McCarron, Alabama; Aaron Murray, Georgia; Denard Robinson, Michigan, Geno Smith, West Virginia; Tyler Tettleton, Ohio; and Tyler Wilson, Arkansas.

 

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