University of Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones is one of 10 NCAA FBS student-athletes selected as finalists for the 2012 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate football. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I FBS senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence - community, classroom, character and competition.
Fans are encouraged to vote at seniorCLASSaward.com through Dec. 3. Fan votes will be combined with media and Division I head coaches' votes to select the recipient. The Senior CLASS Award winner will be announced during the 2012-13 bowl season.
The Artesia, N.M., native owns a 33-9 (.786) record as a starter at OU, giving him the most victories in school history. Jones is already OU's all-time career leader in passing yards (13,732), passing yards per game (312.1), pass attempts (1,812), pass completions (1,135), 300-yard games (22), 400-yard games (9), TD passes (102), total offense (13,407) and total offense per game (304.7). His 13,371 career passing yards also rank second in Big 12 Conference history.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
2012 Senior CLASS Award Football Finalists
Ryan Aplin, Arkansas State
Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
Matt Barkley, USC
Duron Harmon, Rutgers
Barrett Jones, Alabama
Landry Jones, Oklahoma
Collin Klein, Kansas State
Sean Renfree, Duke
Adam Replogle, Indiana
Manti Te'o, Notre Dame