Named SEC Freshman of the Week twice during the 2006 season.
Named Rivals.com's National Freshman of the Week for his performance against Auburn on November 11, 2006.
Received the University of Georgia's 2006 Offensive Newcomer of the Year Award.
Named to the 2006 SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team.
Named Offensive MVP of the 2006 Chick-fil-A Bowl
Named All-America in 2008 by Pro Football Weekly.
Named to Second-team All-SEC in 2008.
MVP of the 2009 Capital One Bowl.
2x Pro Bowl (2011, 2012)
AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2011)
PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2011)
NFL Alumni's Quarterback of the Year (2011)
Most passing touchdowns by a rookie quarterback in a single game (5)
4th quarterback in NFL history to pass for 5,000+ yards in a season (after Dan Marino, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady)
2012 Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award