Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey named finalist for Unitas Golden Arm Award

Syracuse football QB Eric Dungey named finalist for Unitas Golden Arm Award

McSorley Named Finalist For Unitas Award

Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse footballs Eric Dungey is one of 10 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given annually to the nations best senior quarterback.

A two-time captain, Dungey has completed 61.2 percent of his passes this year for 2,001 yards, 13 touchdowns and four interceptions. He also leads the team with 628 rushing yards and 10 scores on the ground.

Dungeys improved precision has keyed the Oranges last two victories. He threw for more than 400 yards and three touchdowns against North Carolina State before completing 14 consecutive passes at Wake Forest.

With four games left in his career, Dungey owns or shares 16 school records. He became the programs all-time leader in total yardage earlier this season.

Dungey and 16 other seniors will play their last game in the Carrier Dome when No. 13 Syracuse (7-2, 4-2 ACC) hosts Louisville (2-7, 0-6) on Friday at 7 p.m.

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Share Share McSorley Named Finalist For Unitas Award tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports While it hasnt been the senior season fans or Trace McSorley had hoped for, it also hasnt been a complete disaster.

On Thursday, McSorley was named one of 10 finalists for the Unitas Award, given annually to the nations best senior or fourth-year quarterback.

Through nine games, McSorley is 128 of 245 passing for 1,712 yards and 12 touchdowns. Hes also rushed for a career-high 611 yards and 9 touchdowns.


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