The Davey O’Brien Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding quarterback, released its preseason watch list for 2017 and four Pac-12 players are among those listed.
Here are the Pac-12 players on the watch list (alphabetically)
Jake Browning (Washington, Jr.)
Sam Darnold (USC, So.)
Luke Falk (Washington State, Sr.)
Josh Rosen (UCLA, Jr.)
The 2017 Davey O’Brien Award will be awarded to one of three finalists, voted on by the Davey O’Brien Foundation and selection committee. The award will be presented live on ESPN at the Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, Dec. 7. The Thorpe Award banquet will be held Feb. 6, 2018 in Oklahoma.
Previous Pac-12 quarterbacks who have received the award include Troy Aikman (UCLA, 1988) and Marcus Mariota (Oregon, 2014).