Mason Rudolph had previously been named to the 43 player Watch List for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The list was reduced this week to 15 finalists, and Mason Rudolph made the cut.
The award was established in 1987 and is presented to the nation’s top senior or fourth year quarterback in college football. Being that Rudolph is a redshirt junior, he meets the qualifications.
Notable past winners of the award include Marcus Mariota, Andrew Luck, Matt Ryan, both Manning brothers and Carson Palmer. OU’s Jason White also won the award in 2004, but...
Also, as a side note, they use some pretty weird pictures for the Past Winners page, including this one of Peyton:
Good luck, Mason!