USF's Grothe named to O'Brien watch list
USF senior Matt Grothe is among 33 quarterbacks named to the watch list for the 2009 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.
Grothe, who is also on the watch list for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, is one of three Big East quarterbacks on the list, along with Cincinnati's Tony Pike and West Virginia's Jarrett Brown. He's one of three Florida quarterbacks honored, along with Florida's Tim Tebow and Florida Atlantic's Rusty Smith. Grothe was also named to the award's watch list as a junior in 2008.
For the full list, check out the O'Brien Award official site.