Winners of the Davey O'Brien Award for the nation's best quarterback, presented by the College Football Writers Association of America:
National Quarterback Award
2012-Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
2011-Robert Griffin III, Baylor
2010-Cam Newton, Auburn
2009-Colt McCoy, Texas
2008-Sam Bradford, Oklahoma
2007-Tim Tebow, Florida
2006-Troy Smith, Ohio State
2005-Vince Young, Texas
2004-Jason White, Oklahoma
2003-Jason White, Oklahoma
2002-Brad Banks, Iowa
2001-Eric Crouch, Nebraska
2000-Chris Weinke, Florida State
1999-Joe Hamilton, Georgia Tech
1998-Michael Bishop, Kansas State
1997-Peyton Manning, Tennessee
1996-Danny Wuerffel, Florida
1995-Danny Wuerffel, Florida
1994-Kerry Collins, Penn State
1993-Charlie Ward, Florida State
1992-Gino Torretta, Miami
1991-Ty Detmer, Brigham Young
1990-Ty Detmer, Brigham Young
1989-Andre Ware, Houston
1988-Troy Aikman, UCLA
1987-Don McPherson, Syracuse
1986-Vinny Testaverde, Miami
1985-Chuck Long, Iowa
1984-Doug Flutie, Boston College
1983-Steve Young, Brigham Young
1982-Todd Blackledge, Penn State
1981-Jim McMahon, Brigham Young
Memorial Trophy
1980-Mike Singletary, LB
1979-Mike Singletary, LB
1978-Billy Sims, Oklahoma, RB
1977-Earl Campbell, Texas RB
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