ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia senior quarterback Aaron Murray has been named one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, according to an announcement from the Davey O'Brien National Selection Committee this week.
One of seven returning semifinalists for the award, Murray is one of five Southeastern Conference quarterbacks on the list.
The three Davey O'Brien finalists will be announced on Nov. 25 and the 2013 Davey O'Brien winner will be announced on The Home Depot College Football Awards airing Dec. 12 on ESPN. The 37th Annual Davey O'Brien Awards Dinner will be held on Feb.17, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Murray, a 6-1, 208-pound native of Tampa, Fla., has set a pair of SEC career records this season and is on pace for another. He has passed for 12,287 yards and moved into the league's No. 1 spot during the win at Tennessee. Murray then set a conference record in total offense at Vanderbilt with 12,591.