OU Football Tradition | Award Winners

Unitas Award | Official Site
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nation's outstanding senior quarterback in college football. It was established in 1987 by a foundation named for Johnny Unitas, the Hall of Fame quarterback who played his college career at the University of Louisville, and set many records in the NFL, mostly for the Baltimore Colts.
 
Jason White
  2004 | Jason White

Jason White won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as the best senior quarterback in college football for the 2004 season.

White completed 65.3 percent of his passes for 2,961 yards and 33 touchdowns in 2004. White led OU to its second consecutive undefeated regular season and its second consecutive berth in the BCS National Championship Game.
 
The Tuttle, Okla., native also fired three touchdowns in the 2004 Big 12 Championship Game as the Sooners defeated Colorado, 42-3, in Kansas City for the title.

White, the 2003 Heisman Trophy winner, has a 27-3 career record as a starter. He has thrown for 7,678 yards and 79 touchdowns in his career.

 Passing Statistics  
 Season
G-GS
Eff
Cmp
Att
Int
Pct
Yds
TDs
Long
Avg/Game
 1999
2-0
87.8
1
2
0
.500
9
0
9
4.5
 2001
7-2
124.5
73
113
3
.646
681
5
45
97.3
 2002*
2-2
101.5
20
34
2
.588
181
1
32
90.5
 2003
14-14
158.1
278
451
10
.616
3,846
40
77
274.7
 2004
13-13
159.4
255
390
9
.654
3,205
35
72
246.5
 Totals
38-31
152.7
627
990
24
.633
7,922
81
77
* injured during season