MSU's Cook, WMU's Terrell on O'Brien watch list

The Detroit News
Zach Terrell

Michigan State's Connor Cook and Western Michigan's Zach Terrell are among 24 players named to the preseason watch list for the Davey O'Brien Award, presented to the nation's best quarterback.

Cook, a senior, was a semifinalist for the award last season. He completed 212-of-365 yards for 3,214 yards in 2014, with 24 TD and eight interceptions.

Terrell, a junior, completed 250-of-368 passes for a MAC-best 67.9 completion percentage last season. He had 26 TD and 10 interceptions, and threw for 3,433 yards.

DAVEY O'BRIEN WATCH LIST

Trevone Boykin, TCU

Connor Cook, Michigan State

Joshua Dobbs, Tennessee

Brandon Doughty, Western Kentucky

Blake Frohnapfel, UMass

Jared Goff, California

Christian Hackenberg, Penn State

Taysom Hill, BYU

Kevin Hogan, Stanford

Jeremy Johnson, Auburn

Cardale Jones, Ohio State

Brad Kaaya, Miami

Chuckie Keeton, Utah State

Cody Kessler, USC

Gunner Kiel, Cincinnati

Fredi Knighten, Arkansas State

Paxton Lynch, Memphis

Dak Prescott, Mississippi State

Keenan Reynolds, Navy

Anu Solomon, Arizona

Zach Terrell, Western Michigan

Justin Thomas, Georgia Tech

Deshaun Watson, Clemson

Marquise Williams, North Carolina