JT Daniels named to 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List
UGA junior quarterback JT Daniels has been named to the 2021 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc., has announced.
The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is an annual award given to the “…top senior or upperclassman quarterback set to graduate with their class.” Daniels is one of 53 student-athletes named to this year’s watch list that is based on “player performance on and off the field.”
Other SEC quarterbacks named to the 2021 watch list include Connor Bazelak (Missouri), Matt Corral (Ole Miss), Hendon Hooker (Tennessee), Emory Jones (Florida), and Bo Nix (Auburn).
The winner of the 2021 Golden Arm Award will be presented with the trophy by The Johnny Unitas Educational Foundation President, John Unitas, Jr., at the Golden Arm Award banquet and celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore, Md., on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.
JT Daniels transferred to Georgia from USC and played in four games last season for the Bulldogs. He completed 80 of 119 passes (67.2%) for 1,231 yards and 10 touchdowns.
The Georgia Bulldogs are scheduled to open the 2021 season against the Clemson Tigers in the Duke’s Mayo Classic at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 4.