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The Davey O’Brien Legacy at 100

FORT WORTH, Texas – Today the Davey O’Brien Foundation honors the life and legacy of football great Davey O’Brien, who was born a century ago, on June 22, 1917, in Dallas, Texas. As a youth, he quarterbacked a sandlot football team self-named the...

Three named to Davey O’Brien Board of Trustees

FORT WORTH, Texas – A trio of distinguished men from the Fort Worth community, Johnny K. Campbell, Chris Gavras and Steve Llewellyn, have been named to the Davey O’Brien Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the foundation has announced. “Our three new...

Watson drafted 12th overall by Houston Texans

FORT WORTH, Texas – Two-time Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award winner Deshaun Watson was selected Thursday night in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans, who traded up 13 spots to obtain the former Clemson star with the...

Press conference credential information

FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 1, 2017) – The Davey O’Brien Foundation is now accepting media credential requests for the press conference prior to the 40th Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Fort Worth Club...

Connolly claims Davey O’Brien High School Scholarship

FORT WORTH, Texas – At its annual luncheon at The Fort Worth Club, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced that Anna Connolly of J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, is the recipient of the 31st Annual Davey O’Brien High School Scholarship...

McMahon earns second honor from O’Brien Foundation

FORT WORTH, Texas (Jan. 13, 2017) – The Davey O’Brien Foundation has announced that Jim McMahon, the inaugural winner of the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, will be honored alongside two-time award winner (2015, 2016) Deshaun Watson of...

Jackson, Mayfield and Watson named award finalists

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Louisville sophomore Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma junior Baker Mayfield and Clemson junior Deshaun Watson have been selected as the three finalists for the 2016 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, the Davey...

Hurts named Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week

FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) – Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award semifinalist Jalen Hurts of Alabama has been named the Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week after becoming the first player in school history to rush for at least 100...