COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2010 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® (The O’Brien) Marquee Matchup for week 12 features a Big Ten showdown between O’Brien Semifinalists Terrelle Pryor and Ricky Stanzi.
Fans can show their support for Pryor and Stanzi, as well as any of the other 14 semifinalists, by visiting www.VoteOBrien.org and voting as often as once daily. The Fan Vote will count as 5% of the total vote in determining the finalists.
Marquee Match-up: No. 8 Ohio State vs. No. 21 Iowa
Saturday, November 20 at 3:30 p.m. (EST) on ABC
Terrelle Pryor and the Ohio State Buckeyes look to remain in contention for a share of a sixth consecutive Big Ten title by securing a victory against Ricky Stanzi and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Pryor, who leads the Big Ten with 16.60 points per game, needs 78 more rushing yards to reach 2,000 for his career.
After a disappointing loss at Northwestern, Stanzi will try to get Iowa back on track with an upset of the Buckeyes. The senior signal-caller is tied for the Big Ten lead with 22 touchdown passes and ranks first in passing efficiency (third in the NCAA) with a rating of 167.19.
About The 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 5% during each round of the voting process, and it is combined with the results from The O’Brien National Selection Committee, which is comprised of journalists, broadcasters, commentators and former winners. The 2010 O’Brien Winner will be announced on The Home Depot College Football Awards Show airing Dec. 9 on ESPN and will be honored at the 34th Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner held at The Fort Worth Club on Feb. 21, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas.