Auburn announces starting quarterback


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Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The start of the long awaited 2017 college football season is almost here and teams are starting to nail down different key starters for their respective teams.

#5 Clemson will face off against a tough oppoen#13 Auburn on Saturday, September 9 at 7 p.m. in Death Valley. One of the questions surrounding the SEC Tigers was the quarterback that they would bring start against Clemson.

Auburn coach Guz Malzahn announced on Monday via Twitter that Jarrett Stidham has won the job out of fall camp.

"Just told team Jarrett Stidham will be the starting QB," Guz Malzahn posted. "The team is excited for Jarrett and ready for the season!"

Stidham is a transfer from Baylor and signed with Auburn last December after playing a season in junior college. In 2015 as a true freshman at Baylor, he completed 75 of 109 passes for 1,265 yards with 12 touchdowns and only two interceptions.

The sophomore should give the Tigers a dramatic boost to a passing offense that a ranked a horrid No. 112 in the nation last season.

Stidham will make his debut against Georgia Southern on Sept. 2 and then Auburn will roll into Death Valley during a nationally-televised primetime game.

In other roster news, Virginia Tech announced on Monday that redshirt freshman Josh Jackson has won the starting quarterback job for the Hokies and will get his first test Sept. 3 against West Virginia.


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TigerNet News
Not a huge surprise at all, but the real question
jfmahon®
Re: Not a huge surprise at all, but the real question
HunterClemsonTigers
I firmly believe that Auburn's backfield
jfmahon®
Bring it on
PsychoTea
I can see Big Dex asking Stidham this somewhere around the
morris
He looks fragile ... what's his weight limit ?
clemchem
Let me just take the time to add some succinct analysis.
old Slac Tiger
Bet I can guess why she transferred from Baylor.....***
gtriple®
Re: Bet I can guess why she transferred from Baylor.....***
ddclemson
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SouthernTiger09
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Felix2®
Look at the teams that his highlights are agaisnt. Big12
1portroyalty
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Dugatiger®
shocking, didn't see that one coming...
tigerking79®
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Southeasterntiger
Auburn announces starting quarterback..TIGER MEAT!***
cu81grad
So excited to watch him
JGT®
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OCULUS PRIME
Interesting!
Dugatiger®
Makes the game harder, but still CU much better team
tigrrfan
He's about to face a real defense in Death Valley
ChestyPuller0311®
Well, unlike the Big 12 he will actually face a defense
tigerpetti3
Worst Kept Secret In College Football!!!!
HillRockTiger
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HillRockTiger
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Eagle03®
His center won't be able to hear
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