@MizzouFootball’s Lock Earns Finalist Status For Two Major Awards

Lock Is one of 15  finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and one of 10 for Lowe’s Senior CLASS

 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou senior QB Drew Lock (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) is a finalist for two major college football awards, announced Wednesday. First, Lock appeared as one of 15 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which goes to the nation’s top quarterback. Lock also appeared as one of 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, given to the FBS player who has the most notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.

Lock is one of 15 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. Below are the finalists:

  • Jake Browning, Washington
  • Eric Dungey, Syracuse
  • Ryan Finley, NC State
  • Will Grier, West Virginia
  • Justin Herbert, Oregon
  • Drew Lock, Missouri
  • Trace McSorley, Penn State
  • McKenzie Milton, UCF
  • Gardner Minshew, Washington State
  • Steven Montez, Colorado
  • Shea Patterson, Michigan
  • Brett Rypien, Boise State
  • Jordan Ta’amu, Ole Miss
  • Clayton Thorson, Northwestern
  • Brady White, Memphis

For the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, which is one of the nation’s most prestigious awards, Lock is one of 10 finalists. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

The finalists were chosen by a selection committee from the list of 30 candidates announced earlier in the season. Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to help select the winner, and fans are encouraged to vote on the Senior CLASS Award website through December 5. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches’ votes to determine the winner. The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the football bowl season in early January.

For more information on all the finalists, visit seniorCLASSaward.com.

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