LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The University of Southern California's Matt Leinart has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the nation's top senior quarterback.
Leinart became the third Trojan to win the award, joining Rodney Peete in 1988 and Carson Palmer in 2002. The award will be presented on Dec. 9 in Louisville.
Leinart won last year's Heisman Trophy and is again a candidate for college football's top honor this year. He has completed 66 percent of his passes for 3,217 yards with 24 touchdowns for the top-ranked ranked Trojans in 2005.
Jason White of Oklahoma was last year's winner.