Randall Up For Another Award
Twenty-two candidates vie for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
September 1, 2004

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Twenty-two senior quarterbacks, including Virginia Tech's Bryan Randall, have been selected as candidates for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the nation's top senior collegiate quarterback by the Frank Camp Chapter of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation.

Included among the elite list of candidates for the award are: Derek Anderson (Oregon State), Brock Berlin (Miami, Fla.), Jason Campbell (Auburn), Timmy Chang (Hawaii), Darian Durant (North Carolina), Charlie Frye (Akron), David Greene (Georgia), Gino Guidugli (Cincinnati), Stan Hill (Marshall), Matthew Jones (Arkansas), James Kilian (Tulsa), Stefan Lefors (Louisville), Rasheed Marshall (West Virginia), Zack Mills (Penn State), Craig Ochs (Montana), Dan Orlovsky (Connecticut), Kyle Orton (Purdue), Randall, Chris Rix (Florida State), Andrew Walter (Arizona State), Jason White (Oklahoma) and Danny Wimprine (Memphis). Additional candidates could be added at a later date if their performance dictates inclusion.

Randall, from Williamsburg, Va., is already up for the Maxwell and Davey O'Brien Awards. He threw for 153 yards and a score and ran for 82 more in Tech's opener against top-ranked Southern California.
2004 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Candidates

Player           School        2003 Statistics

Derek Anderson   Oregon St.    261-510 passes, 4,058 yds., 24 TDs

Brock Berlin     Miami (Fla.)  211-352 passes, 2,419 yds., 12 TDs

Jason Campbell   Auburn        181-293 passes, 2,267 yds., 10 TDs

Timmy Chang      Hawaii        353-601 passes, 4,199 yds., 29 TDs

Darian Durant    UNC           234-389 passes, 2,551 yds., 18 TDs

Charlie Frye     Akron         273-421 passes, 3,549 yds., 22 TDs

David Greene     Georgia       264-438 passes, 3,307 yds., 13 TDs

Gino Guidugli    Cincinnati    227-425 passes, 2,704 yds., 14 TDs

Stan Hill        Marshall      133-191 passes, 1,767 yds., 15 TDs

Matthew Jones    Arkansas      132-230 passes, 1,917 yds., 8 TDs

James Kilian     Tulsa         188-331 passes, 2,217 yds., 22 TDs

Stefan Lefors    Louisville    219-357 passes, 3,145 yds., 17 TDs

Rasheed Marshall West Virginia 109-215 passes, 1,729 yds., 15 TDs

Zack Mills       Penn State    136-251 passes, 1,404 yds., 6 TDs

Craig Ochs       Montana       121-204 passes, 1,612 yds., 9 TDs

Dan Orlovsky     Connecticut   279-475 passes, 3,485 yds., 33 TDs

Kyle Orton       Purdue        251-414 passes, 2,885 yds., 15 TDs

Bryan Randall    Virginia Tech 150-245 passes, 1,996 yds., 15 TDs

Chris Rix        Florida St.   216-382 passes, 3,107 yds., 23 TDs

Andrew Walter    Arizona St.   221-421 passes, 3,044 yds., 24 TDs

Jason White      Oklahoma      278-451 passes, 3,846 yds., 40 TDs

Danny Wimprine   Memphis       246-440 passes, 3,174 yds., 22 TDs