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Thomas on Watch List for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas has been named to the preseason watch list for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented annually to the top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback.

Thomas, a redshirt junior, was the Sun Belt Conference's Offensive Player of the Year in 2018. He completed his first season as an App State starter with 2,039 passing yards, 504 rushing yards and a combined 32 touchdowns (21 through the air, 10 as a runner and one as a receiver).

Thomas' QBR of 79.8 in 2018 ranks ninth nationally among returning FBS quarterbacks.