Quarterback race heating up

With students returning to school ready for a semester of fun, there is a fierce war is being raged on the gridiron.

Junior quarterbacks Bryan Randolph and grad student Blake Joseph are battling out the position for starting quarterback.

“He is coming from a FBS school like University of Houston, so obviously he has talent,” said Randolph.

What has really become a factor in the race to lead are the different traits each quarterback possesses.

Randolph brings experience, an understanding of the system, and chemistry with the other offensive players. Other than backing up Rhett Bomar last season, he played exceptionally well in the orange-white game, and set a record with 418-yards of offense and looked good all Spring long.

While Joseph, who transferred in during summer, brings the athletic ability and a strong arm. Joseph was the starting quarterback at the University of Houston in 2007. After starting five games he eventually lost the starting job to Case Keenum in 2008 when new head coach Kevin Sumlin took over.

Since both quarterbacks are use to competing for a job the competition on the field is defiantly setting up to be a good one.

Both quarterbacks participated in 7-on-7 games during summer and both have showed real potential.

With the time winding down until the first game of the year on September 3 against Western Illinois the decision will have to come quick, and for the coaches it will have to be a decisive

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