Colorado Daily – March
Nick Hirschman looking forward to quarterback competition
Let the games begin …
Many in the Buff Nation have already anointed sophomore transfer quarterback Connor Wood as the next Colorado quarterback.
Not so fast, says fellow sophomore Nick Hirschman, the only one of the four quarterbacks around this spring who have actually taken a snap in a college game.
In limited action last fall (and one ignoble start), Hirschman completed 18 of 35 passes for 192 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions.
“I think it gives me an incredible advantage,” Hirschman said of his experience. “Things don’t look the same in practice. When I was younger playing on the scout team, it was a huge step to be playing in the real offense. Then going from playing in the real offense in practice to playing in the game is a whole other giant step. I think that on-field knowledge and that on-field experience and the roar of the crowd and seeing all those guys out there who are Di...