The field of college quarterbacks in the running for the 2012
The 10 remaining candidates are
Candidates for the Golden Arm Award must be completing their college eligibility or be a fourth-year junior, on schedule to graduate with his class. Candidates are judged upon character, citizenship, scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and athletic accomplishments.
The award is named after NFL Hall-of-Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas, and is presented annually by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation, Inc. and Transamerica Insurance Company.