Brandon Weeden, Oklahoma State
Brandon Weeden is one of the Top 5 finalists for the 2011 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, a distinction awarded to the nation's top senior quarterback and one that rewards character, citizenship, integrity and those who honor the game. Please click here for a full list of the 2011 Golden Arm Award nominees.
Triggering one of the most potent offenses in the land, Weeden has kept the Cowboys in the national title hunt through the season’s final week.
His most brilliant performance this season came during a second-half comeback against Texas A&M with 438 yards passing and two touchdowns. He threw for a school-record 502 yards and four scores in a win over Kansas State.
He has now thrown for more than 4,00 yards and 34 touchdowns in consecutive seasons, despite playing for two different offensive coordinators.