Ball State's Wenning named Golden Arm finalist


Keith Wenning, a senior quarterback on the Ball State football team, has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which goes to the country's top college quarterback.

Narrowed from an original list of 30 of the nation's top quarterbacks, Wenning joins finalists Tajh Boyd (Clemson), Derek Carr (Fresno State), Taylor Kelly (Arizona State), Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois), Sean Mannion (Oregon State), AJ McCarron (Alabama), Aaron Murray (Georgia), Keith Price (Washington) and Connor Shaw (South Carolina).

Named after the man many refer to as the greatest quarterback ever to play the game of football, the prestigious Golden Arm Award will be presented Dec. 13.  In addition to accomplishments on the field, candidates are judged on their character, citizenship, scholastic achievement and leadership qualities.

(This story is a news release from Ball State University.)