COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Texas A&M is entering a new conference with a new coach. At some point, the Aggies will have a new quarterback, too.
As Texas A&M prepares for its first season in the Southeastern Conference under former Houston coach Kevin Sumlin, the biggest question is who will replace Ryan Tannehill, the eighth overall pick in this year's NFL draft.
The top three options to run Sumlin's high-powered offense are sophomores Jameill Showers and Matt Joeckel or redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel. Showers is the only one of the three to have thrown a pass for the Aggies, but his experience is extremely limited. He appeared in three games last season where he was 4 for 5 for 40 yards.
Sumlin insists that there isn't a frontrunner.
"Our competition is wide open," he said.
So when will he decide on his starter?
"Whenever we feel like somebody has clearly surfaced," he said.
Tannehill took over at quarterback for Texas A&M midway through the 2010 season and...