Kansas State’s Jake Waters on Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Watch List

07/30/2014 11:07 AM

07/30/2014 8:32 PM

Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters is one of 27 players on the preseason Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list.

The award is given annually to the nation’s top senior quarterback. Waters is the fourth K-State quarterback to be nominated for the award. Collin Klein won it in 2012. Former K-State passers Michael Bishop and Chad May were both finalists.

Waters name is now on three preseason watch lists. The other two are the Maxwell Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college football player, and the Davey O’Brien Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top quarterback.

As a junior, Waters threw for 2,469 yards and 18 touchdowns.

To reach Kellis Robinett, send email to krobinett@kcstar.com. Follow him on Twitter @KellisRobinett.

Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service