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NQBC Unveils Mid-Season High School Watch List for 2018 National Quarterback of the Year Awards

OCTOBER 3, 2018 – With half of the 2018 high school football season in the books, the National Quarterback Club is pleased to release the Mid-Season Watch List that identifies 28 quarterbacks as candidates for the National Quarterback of the Year Award.

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club (GCSGC), Arizona’s most meaningful advocate of high school football, and Washington D.C.’s National Quarterback Club will bring the 2018 National Quarterback Club Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame Ceremony to Arizona on January 19, 2019. The reception at Scottsdale Resort McCormick Ranch will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner will commence at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will honor the National Quarterback of the Year in the high school, college and professional ranks, will induct Jim McMahon and Danny White into the National Quarterback Hall of Fame, and will honor Jim Kelly and Ken Stabler with the Legacy Recognition Award.

For more information about the National Quarterback Club, the awards dinner and Hall of Fame induction ceremony visit A limited number of media credentials can be reserved by emailing

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About the National Quarterback Club

The National Quarterback Club is guided by a comprehensive mission, a clear vision, and consistent values. Through its various award programs, the club recognizes outstanding athletes for their qualities and achievements on and off the playing field, and serve as a model for comprehensive excellence in athletic achievement, academic success, and greater social affinity.

In 1985, the National Quarterback Club began a tradition of hosting annual fundraising events to honor the National Quarterback of the Year recipients. Annual awards dinners have been hosted in great sports cities such as Washington D.C., Miami, Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, Charlotte, Green Bay, Denver, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and Houston.

The National Quarterback Club was founded as a non-profit organization by long-time sports advocate, Robert J. Goeghan. The group initially served as a social sports organization specifically hosting the annual luncheons for his hometown team, the Washington Redskins. In 1985, celebrating its 20th year of continuous support, he expanded the reach of the club to create the National Quarterback Club to bring national attention to the top quarterbacks from professional, collegiate and high school ranks.

About Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club

The Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club is the steward of the Ed Doherty Award and is the most meaningful advocate of college football in the State of Arizona. The mission of the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club is to represent Arizona amateur athletics by bringing national attention to the extraordinary qualities of our young people and serve in the pursuit of athletic achievement, academic advancement and greater social affinity.

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