Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert and Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton are two of 49 players nationwide on the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list.

The award is given annually to the nation's top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback.

Herbert is a senior who became a starter halfway through his true freshman season in 2016. Luton is a sixth-year senior who is playing his third season for the Beavers.

Oregon State opens the season Aug. 30 at home against Oklahoma State at 7:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. No. 11 Oregon opens the season Aug. 31 against No. 16 Auburn in Arlington, Texas, at 4:30 p.m. on ABC.