Davey O'Brien Award Winners

Most Outstanding Quarterback

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2016Deshaun WatsonClemson388 Cmp, 579 Att, 4593 Yds, 41 TD, 17 Int
2015Deshaun Watson*Clemson333 Cmp, 491 Att, 4109 Yds, 35 TD, 13 Int
2014Marcus Mariota*Oregon304 Cmp, 445 Att, 4454 Yds, 42 TD, 4 Int
2013Jameis Winston*Florida State257 Cmp, 384 Att, 4057 Yds, 40 TD, 10 Int
2012Johnny Manziel*Texas A&M295 Cmp, 434 Att, 3706 Yds, 26 TD, 9 Int
2011Robert Griffin III*Baylor291 Cmp, 402 Att, 4293 Yds, 37 TD, 6 Int
2010Cam Newton*Auburn185 Cmp, 280 Att, 2854 Yds, 30 TD, 7 Int
2009Colt McCoy*Texas332 Cmp, 470 Att, 3521 Yds, 27 TD, 12 Int
2008Sam Bradford*Oklahoma328 Cmp, 483 Att, 4720 Yds, 50 TD, 8 Int
2007Tim Tebow*Florida234 Cmp, 350 Att, 3286 Yds, 32 TD, 6 Int
2006Troy Smith*Ohio State203 Cmp, 311 Att, 2542 Yds, 30 TD, 6 Int
2005Vince Young*Texas212 Cmp, 325 Att, 3036 Yds, 26 TD, 10 Int
2004Jason White*Oklahoma255 Cmp, 390 Att, 3205 Yds, 35 TD, 9 Int
2003Jason White*Oklahoma278 Cmp, 451 Att, 3846 Yds, 40 TD, 10 Int
2002Brad Banks*Iowa170 Cmp, 294 Att, 2573 Yds, 26 TD, 5 Int
2001Eric CrouchNebraska105 Cmp, 189 Att, 1510 Yds, 7 TD, 10 Int
2000Chris WeinkeFlorida State266 Cmp, 431 Att, 4167 Yds, 33 TD, 11 Int
1999Joe HamiltonGeorgia Tech203 Cmp, 305 Att, 3060 Yds, 29 TD, 11 Int
1998Michael BishopKansas State164 Cmp, 295 Att, 2844 Yds, 23 TD, 5 Int
1997Peyton ManningTennessee287 Cmp, 477 Att, 3819 Yds, 36 TD, 11 Int
1996Danny WuerffelFlorida207 Cmp, 360 Att, 3625 Yds, 39 TD, 13 Int
1995Danny WuerffelFlorida210 Cmp, 325 Att, 3266 Yds, 35 TD, 10 Int
1994Kerry CollinsPenn State176 Cmp, 264 Att, 2679 Yds, 21 TD, 7 Int
1993Charlie WardFlorida State264 Cmp, 380 Att, 3032 Yds, 27 TD, 4 Int
1992Gino TorrettaMiami (FL)228 Cmp, 402 Att, 3060 Yds, 19 TD, 7 Int
1991Ty DetmerBrigham Young249 Cmp, 403 Att, 4031 Yds, 35 TD, 12 Int
1990Ty DetmerBrigham Young361 Cmp, 562 Att, 5188 Yds, 41 TD, 28 Int
1989Andre WareHouston365 Cmp, 578 Att, 4699 Yds, 46 TD, 15 Int
1988Troy Aikman*UCLA228 Cmp, 354 Att, 2771 Yds, 24 TD, 9 Int
1987Don McPhersonSyracuse129 Cmp, 229 Att, 2341 Yds, 22 TD, 11 Int
1986Vinny TestaverdeMiami (FL)175 Cmp, 276 Att, 2557 Yds, 26 TD, 9 Int
1985Chuck LongIowa231 Cmp, 351 Att, 2978 Yds, 26 TD, 15 Int
1984Doug Flutie*Boston College246 Cmp, 423 Att, 3634 Yds, 30 TD, 13 Int
1983Steve YoungBrigham Young306 Cmp, 429 Att, 3902 Yds, 33 TD, 10 Int
1982Todd BlackledgePenn State161 Cmp, 292 Att, 2218 Yds, 22 TD, 14 Int
1981Jim McMahonBrigham Young272 Cmp, 423 Att, 3555 Yds, 30 TD, 7 Int
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