Auburn Questions Remain About QBs, McNeal


By Alabama News Network

The Auburn Tigers leave Gus Malzahn's first spring with an ongoing quarterback battle and uncertainty about the status of safety Demetruce McNeal.
Malzahn's biggest praise after Wednesday's final practice was the attitude of players he said "were pretty separated" after a 3-9 season.
McNeal was the team's No. 2 tackler but missed the last five practices for what Malzahn described only as "off-the-field issues."
Quarterbacks Jonathan Wallace and Kiehl Frazier will be joined in the bid for a starting job by three signees in preseason camp, including junior college transfer Nick Marshall and freshmen Jeremy Johnson and Jason Smith.
The Tigers drew a school-record 83,401 fans to the spring game. Malzahn says he "really felt like that made a statement to the rest of the college football world about Auburn."

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Add a comment


Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.