Gubrud makes Golden Arm Award Watch List

Gubrud becomes third quarterback to make list since 2016



Graduate student quarterback Gage Gubrud makes a pass at practice Thursday, April 18 at Martin Stadium.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

WSU graduate quarterback Gage Gubrud made the 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List, announced The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation on Monday.

The annual award is presented to the top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation. Gubrud is one of 49 quarterbacks on the watch list.

Gubrud transferred to WSU from Eastern Washington University. AT EWU, he threw for 9,984 yards, 87 touchdowns and completed 11,026 yards of total offense. He was an eight-time recipient of the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week.

Gubrud went 21-7 and finished holding three career, 11 season and seven single-season school records. He was a two-time finalist for the Walter Payton Award and earned FCS Player of the Year honors in 2016.

Former WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew II won the award in 2018. Former quarterback Luke Falk was a finalist for the award in 2016. Since 2000, five Pac-12 quarterbacks have won the award.