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Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson is a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien Award

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas' Tyler Wilson has been named

one of 16 semifinalists for the Davey O'Brien Award, which

recognizes the top quarterback in the country.

Wilson, a junior from Greenwood, Ark., is 6-1 in his first

season as the starter for the No. 8 Razorbacks (6-1, 2-1

Southeastern Conference). He leads the SEC with an average of 287.9

yards of total offense per game and has completed 62.7 percent of

his passes.

Fans may now help determine which three quarterbacks advance as

finalists by voting at VoteObrien.org until fan voting closes on

Nov. 20. The finalists will be announced Nov. 21, and the winner

will be announced on Dec. 8.

Arkansas travels to Vanderbilt on Saturday.

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