Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/25/12
Southern Miss redshirt freshman quarterback Ricky Lloyd could get his first career start on Saturday against Louisville. The injuries among all three of the Golden Eagles quarterbacks was a big topic at Southern Miss head coach Ellis Johnson’s press conference yesterday. Ellis, who is in his first year as the head coach in Hattiesburg entered the season with a three-man quarterback battle. None of the three quarterbacks had ever taken a snap in a college game prior to the season. Junior Chris Campbell was named the starter in week one, but hasn’t played very well and is dealing with a minor injury. True freshman Anthony Alford filled in for Campbell in week two, but didn’t produce the results that Coach Johnson expected. Lloyd saw his first action on Saturday against Western Kentucky completed 4-of-5 passes for 72 yards and one touchdown. His performance seems to have given him the edge heading into week five. Coach Johnson’s Comments On His Southern Miss Situation: “(Anthony Alford...
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