Fall Camp Notes: QB Battle is Real

Submitted by EastCoast on August 2nd, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Steve Lorenz of 247 is reporting that...

 

The quarterback battle "is real" and is "far more intense than last year".

 

He has some other fall camp tidbits, but the article is paywalled, so I won't mention them here. Needless to say, though, I'm very surprised by this development. Hopefully this means that Peters is performing above expectations, rather than that Speight is regressing or plateauing.

Comments

huntmich

August 2nd, 2017 at 11:05 AM ^

If Peters (or even O'Korn??) wins this battle it will mean that they are going to provide us with better QB play than Speight did last year, and I thought Speight did a damn fine job. Exciting news.

Mack Tandonio

August 2nd, 2017 at 2:44 PM ^

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JeepinBen

August 2nd, 2017 at 11:07 AM ^

Harbaugh's had a "REAL" QB battle every year. Until game week.

HTTV last year was sure it would be O'Korn based on camp/practice reports.

Rudock was in a battle with Shane Morris http://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/football/2015/04/16/jim-harbaugh-makes-first-public-remarks-jake-rudock-transfer/25883501/

My money is still on Speight, but glad that there's competition.

CalifExile

August 2nd, 2017 at 4:36 PM ^

Four QBs saw the field against Hawaii last year. Malzone was one of them. Brandon Peters wasn't. If 4 QBs see the field against Cincinnatti or Purdue, I bet the 4th is Malzone, not McCaffrey. That means Malzone is 4th string and McCaffrey is redshirting. If 2 or 3 of the QBs ahead of Malzone get serious injuries, then look for McCaffrey to move ahead of Malzone.