Troy senior quarterback Corey Robinson has been named to the Johnny
Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List, the foundation announced on Wednesday.
four-year starter and nation's active leader in career passing yards and
completions, Robinson is one of 30 senior quarterbacks named to the watch
list. Robinson joins ULM quarterback Kolton Browning as the only Sun Belt
quarterbacks selected to the list.
Paducah, Ky., native enters the 2013 season as Troy's all-time leader in
passing yards, completions, attempts and ranks second in passing touchdowns.
joins senior wide receiver Eric Thomas (Biletnikoff) and senior kicker Will
Scott (Groza) as Trojans who have been named to preseason watch lists.
in 1987, the Unitas Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each season to
the nation's top college quarterback based on character, citizenship,
scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and athletic accomplishments.
Candidates must be a college senior or fourth-year junior on schedule to
graduate with their class. The award will be announced on December 6 in
Wednesday, Troy completed its seventh practice of fall camp with a three-hour
session on the turf inside Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Trojans will work
through two-a-days on Thursday. Troy's first practice will start at 8:15 a.m.
and begin the day's second practice at 7 p.m.
will scrimmage for the first time during preseason camp on Saturday. Following
the conclusion of the scrimmage, Troy players will meet with the media for the
Trojans' annual media day.
The Trojans open the season on Saturday, August 31, when in-state-rival UAB comes to town. The game will be broadcasted live by ESPN3 and kicks off at 6 p.m.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Troy Athletics Dept.