Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 5/16/12
It's not easy getting a starting quarterback gig in college football, especially at the highest level. There are tens of thousands of high school quarterbacks fighting for just 120 FBS starting spots, and then after that, just 124 FCS starting jobs at quarterback. And for Nate Montana, he's now out of options at quarterback at both spots. So where to next? Division II, and the productive West Virginia Wesleyan program.If you didn't already know, Nate Montana has some "name recognition": his father is the Hall of Famer Joe Montana. Yet after getting a chance at Notre Dame to follow his father as a walk-on. After a one year stint at a community college to get added playing time, he returned to Notre Dame in 2010 as the 3rd string quarterback, appearing in three games.  After that season, he transferred to the University of Montana, where he still struggled to get playing time, throwing just 42 passes the entire season. Along with a lack of playing time as a junior, things seemed grim for his
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