When a two-year starting quarterback at the collegiate level moves on to the NFL, programs often battle through spring practice and summer workouts without naming a starting quarterback.
Fortunately for Gus Malzahn and the Auburn Tigers, they’re not part of that unfortunate group. Via his Twitter, Malzahn announced junior Jeremy Johnson will lead the offense in 2015.
The Auburn Tigers football team finally has a starting quarterback named for the 2015 college season. The man who will be leading the offense is none other than Jeremy Johnson.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn named Jeremy Johnson the starter on Monday.
We just named Jeremy Johnson our starting QB for 2015. Everyone in our program has 100 percent confidence in him! War Eagle!
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Jeremy Johnson made a strong case to start at quarterback in Auburn's spring game.
The junior threw for 252 yards and two touchdowns in one half Saturday as Team Auburn topped Team Tigers 24-14.
Coach Gus Malzahn said afterward that competition was still open for the starting job. Freshman Sean White completed 79 percent of his passes for 109 yards.
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18 days ago
Gus Malzahn's offense is set to undergo its first minor makeover at Auburn. The Nick Marshall era is over, and with his departure brings the long-awaited debut of Jeremy Johnson as the Tigers' leader. With that new era comes unanswered questions.
Auburn had some trouble with Bret Bielema’s improved Arkansas team, at least for a half. The Tigers and Razorbacks were tied at 21 heading into the break, but Auburn ripped off 24 unanswered points in the second half and coasted to a 45-21 win. Jeremy Johnson shined in the absence of Nick Marshall, who played sparingly, going 4-for-6 through the air for...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
The Tigers scored the final 24 points after the Razorbacks managed to force a halftime deadlock. The game was delayed 1 hour, 28 minutes due to lightning...
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August 30, 2014
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Jeremy Johnson will be No. 6 Auburn's starting quarterback against Arkansas, and Nick Marshall will play in the game.
That's about all Tigers coach Gus Malzahn would say about the situation on Tuesday. He had previously said Marshall and cornerback Jonathon Mincy would not start in the game after legal issues over the summer.
Malzahn said that ''we have a plan...
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August 26, 2014
It’s been known for a while that Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will not start the team’s season opener against Arkansas. However, in the team’s first depth chart of the 2014 season, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn made a peculiar decision: he decided to put Marshall as his top quarterback, with Jeremy Johnson — who will start the game — listed as his backup.