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Winston-Boyd is Davey O’Brien Marquee Matchup – Florida State University

Winston-Boyd is Davey O’Brien Marquee Matchup – Florida State University


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Winston-Boyd is Davey O'Brien Marquee Matchup

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The 2013 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award Marquee
Match-up for week eight highlights Davey O'Brien Watch List candidate Tajh Boyd and
two-time Quarterback of the Week Jameis Winston in a contest between two Top 5 ACC

Throughout the season, the Davey O'Brien will highlight the best weekly quarterback
match-up as the race for the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award
continues. Quarterbacks from all 125 NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision schools
are eligible for the award until the field is narrowed to 16 semifinalists on Monday, Nov. 4.

Marquee Match-up: No. 5* Florida State at No. 3* Clemson

Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. (CT) on ABC

Clemson needed some fourth quarter heroics from quarterback Tajh Boyd and the Tiger
defense to record a 24-14 win over upset-minded Boston College on Saturday. Boyd
finished the game with 334 yards through the air to become the school's all-time passing
yardage leader.

Winston earned his second Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week nod two weeks ago
when he led the Seminoles to a 63-0 win over Maryland. Florida State was idle this past
weekend. Winston enters this weekend's game ranked second in the country in pass

Other Notable Games (based on start times)
UCF (Blake Bortles) at No. 8 Louisville (Teddy Bridgewater)

Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m. (CT) on ESPN

No. 9 UCLA (Brett Hundley) at No. 13 Stanford (Kevin Hogan)

Saturday, October 19 at 2:30 p.m. (CT) on ABC/ESPN2

No. 20 Washington (Keith Price) at Arizona State (Taylor Kelly)

Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m. (CT) on Pac-12 Network

About the Davey O'Brien Fan Vote

Fans are invited to cast their vote for the nation's best college quarterback as often as once
daily at
www.VoteOBrien.org. The Fan Vote counts as five percent during each round of
the voting process, and is combined with the results from the Davey O'Brien National
Selection Committee, which is comprised of journalists, broadcasters, commentators and
former winners. The 2013 Davey O'Brien Winner will be announced on
The Home Depot
College Football Awards
airing Dec. 12 on ESPN and will be honored at the 37th Annual
Davey O'Brien Awards Dinner on Feb. 16-17, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.

About the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award

The Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation's best
college quarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. The
Davey O'Brien Award honors candidates who exemplify Davey O'Brien's enduring
character while exhibiting teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership in both academics and
athletics. The award is overseen by the Davey O'Brien Foundation, which is headquartered
in Fort Worth, Texas, and has given away nearly $900,000 in scholarships and university
grants to help high school and college athletes transform leadership on the field into
leadership in life. For more information, visit

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