Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer of Brigham Young was among 10 finalists named Monday for the 1990 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.
The winner, to be chosen by a board of 12 sports writers nationwide, will be announced in January and inducted during a banquet here Feb. 11.Also named as finalists were David Klingler of Houston, Craig Erickson of Miami, Shawn Moore of Virginia, Dan McGwire of San Diego State, Quinn Grovey of Arkansas, Tommy Maddox of UCLA, Bill Musgrave of Oregon, Matt Rogers of Iowa and Casey Weldon of Florida State.
The award, presented by the Davey O'Brien Foundation, is named for the former Texas Christian quarterback who led the Horned Frogs to the 1938 national championship.
The winner is selected based on his regular-season performance.
Detmer, a native of San Antonio, completed 361 of 562 passes for 5,188 yards and 41 touchdowns. In addition to the Heisman, Detmer won the Maxwell Trophy.
Andre Ware of Houston won the award last year.