Tuesday, 08 October 2019 22:34

App State's Thomas a Finalist For Unitas Golden Arm Award

Zac Thomas has a 71.9 percent completion rate so far this season for 802 yards, seven touchdowns with only two interceptions. Zac Thomas has a 71.9 percent completion rate so far this season for 802 yards, seven touchdowns with only two interceptions. Appalachian State Athletics

Appalachian State's Zac Thomas is one of 20 quarterbacks named a finalist for the 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which narrowed its list Tuesday after beginning the season with 49 candidates.

Presented by A.O. Smith, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is presented annually to the top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback.

Thomas has completed 71.9 percent of his passes this season for 802 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions. The Mountaineers have won their last 15 games with him as the team's primary quarterback, and he's moved forward from a redshirt sophomore season in which he was named the Sun Belt Conference's Offensive Player of the Year.

The award will be presented on Dec. 11 in Baltimore.

Top 20 Golden Arm Award Candidates:
Jack Abraham, Southern Miss
Ian Book, Notre Dame
Anthony Brown, Boston College
Kelly Bryant, Missouri
Joe Burrow, LSU
Jacob Eason, University of Washington
Caleb Evans, Louisiana Monroe
Mason Fine, North Texas
Quentin Harris, Duke
Justin Herbert, Oregon
Tyler Huntley, Utah
Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma
Brian Lewerke, Michigan State
Cole McDonald, Hawaii
Steven Montez, Colorado
Shea Patterson, Michigan
Bryce Perkins, Virginia
Nate Stanley, Iowa
Zac Thomas, Appalachian State
Brady White, Memphis

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