Shockley Is A Finalist For Manning Award


Posted Dec 8, 2005


ATHENS - Georgia's D.J. Shockley is one of the five finalists for the Manning Award, which is presented annually to the nationĀ¹s top quarterback.

Inaugural Manning Award winner Matt Leinart of Southern Cal, Drew Olson of UCLA, Brady Quinn of Notre Dame and Vince Young of Texas joins D.J. Shockley as finalists. The award will be announced following the bowls, as it is the only honor that factors in the candidatesĀ¹ bowl performances.

The Manning Award was created in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton and Eli Manning. A select panel of national media covering college football as well as each of the Mannings will determine the winner.

Shockley was the Most Valuable Player in the SEC Championship Game as the Bulldogs won their second league title in four years. The senior from College Park has passed for 2,311 yards and 21 touchdowns this season, while also rushing for 251 yards and four scores. He was named First-Team All-SEC by The Associated Press and Second-Team All-SEC by the league's coaches.


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