Kansas State's Klein highlights Davey O'Brien Award semifinalists
Kansas State's Klein highlights O'Brien Award 16 semifinalists
|Kansas State's Collin Klein leads all quarterbacks with 14 rushing touchdowns. (U.S. Presswire)|
Heisman candidates and Big 12 foes Collin Klein and Geno Smith highlight the 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's best college quarterback.
Oklahoma Sooners 's Landry Jones , Texas Tech's Seth Doege and Baylor Bears 's Nick Florence from the Big 12 also made the list.
Only one non-BCS quarterback is on the list, Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 's Colby Cameron , who is sixth in the nation in passing yards with 2,306 and 20 passing touchdowns.
Matt Barkley , USC
Tajh Boyd , Clemson Tigers
Teddy Bridgewater , Louisville Cardinals
Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech
Seth Doege, Texas Tech Red Raiders
Nick Florence, Baylor
Landry Jones, Oklahoma
Collin Klein, Kansas State Wildcats
EJ Manuel , Florida State
Johnny Manziel , Texas A&M Aggies
Marcus Mariota , Oregon Ducks
AJ McCarron , Alabama Crimson Tide
Braxton Miller , Ohio State Buckeyes
Aaron Murray , Georgia Bulldogs
Denard Robinson , Michigan Wolverines
Geno Smith, West Virginia
The three finalists will be announced on Nov. 19, and the winner will be announced on Dec. 6 on ESPN.
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