BYU's backup quarterbacks would start at any other school in the country.
@MiPSeveral years ago a string of qb injuries lead to Ryan Hancock,
BYU's 4th string qb, becoming the starter for most of the remainder of the
season. It happens. Just last year at utah a qb that shouldn't
be any more than 4th string, and is now listed as 4th string, was utah's
starter for the majority of the season. Of course utah didn't have a 2nd or
3rd string qb because of some hilarious coaching blunders, but needless to say
that 4th stringer got his chance.
As I've always told my athletes. Be ready, you are only one play away from
being on the field. Anyone can be injured or removed very quickly...one must
always be ready.
I agree with Y Dad on this one.As far as Bybee's advice,
though, I wonder if the 4th-6th string guy really has to be THAT ready at game
Pickle Juice,Of the things I desperately want, college football
success isn't one of them. Especially if it comes at the cost of honor.
THIS BYU fan wants BYU to strive for excellence in character and on the field,
and the BCS. In that order.
They way Riley loves to mix it up and run into danger makes me wonder if James
Lark will need that clipboard for long.
Y Grad,I'm glad you can live with mediocrity. Most true fans
desperately want to see BYU go to the next level. Most fans want BYU to strive
for excellence and the BCS. I can live with that.
Thanks, Otis...Moving on, many of us were pulling for the RM Bybee
over the heathen McMahon. Bitter irony - we loved the glory but found the
rebellion tough to swallow.Liked the interview with Lark a little
while back, same with Manoa today. You gotta have incredible desire, but they
want it for the team more. That attitude is consistent with what Bronco is
buidling here.So yes, I'll keep dreaming of glory days for my
boys in blue. But more importantly, they'll do it the right way, or,
they'll keep trying to do it the right way. I can live with that.
Remember, being a backup quarterback at byu, 90% of the game is half mental.