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Thompson named to Davey O’Brien Award Class of 2021

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Football junior QB Casey Thompson has been named to the Davey O'Brien Award's Quarterback Class of 2021, the Davey O'Brien Foundation announced on Tuesday. As a member of the Class of 2021, Thompson becomes eligible to be voted one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award.

Thompson, a native of Newcastle, Okla., has completed 89-of-137 passes for 1,274 yards and 15 touchdowns this season. The junior's 171.9 passing efficiency rating is eighth-best nationally, and he also ranks 11th in yards per pass attempt (9.30) and 13th in passing yards per completion (14.