The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is handed out by a selection committee asked to consider academics, character, leadership and sportsmanship along with quarterback play. Semifinalists will be announced in early November, and three finalists will be determined later that month.
■ Mark Flores has the latest on recruiting.
■ The football team is anxious to get get WR Devon Allen on the field to see what the track star can bring to the gridiron.
■ Joey Holland says Thomas Tyner in on pace for something special.
Look for Tyner to push 1,000 rushing yards along with teammate [Byron] Marshall out of the backfield in 2014, and don’t be surprised if he emerges as one of the biggest breakout stars in college football this year as well.