The Davey O’Brien watch list has been drilled down from the 34 preseason quarterbacks to 16, and with every award watch list comes power rankings. The Davey O’Brien is no different.
There is a lot of talent scattered throughout the list, with little separation between the nation’s elite signal-callers.
There has been some impressive quarterback play across the country this year. The Big 12 is full of quarterback talent as always, landing five quarterbacks on the semifinalist list. The SEC is second with three.
Names like Matt Barkley, Tajh Boyd, Collin Klein and Landry Jones should be recognized. Guys like Teddy Bridgewater and Colby Cameron may not be as familiar, but their quarterback play has been elite this season.
Here are the 16 best signal-callers in the country and how they stack up.