August 8, 2012

Greasin' The Rails: On Kiehl Frazier

AUBURN -- Kiehl Frazier hasn't been named the Tigers' starting quarterback because he hasn't yet earned it.
Let's start there.


The sophomore serially has impressed everyone inside the program with his tenacity, coachability, improvement and earnestness since the final snap of his awkward 2011 season. He's never in trouble. He's always where he's supposed to be.


Frazier is going to be a starting quarterback.


I suspect he'll be a good one. You may believe the same.


And, for a moment, pretend like he's not taking almost every first-team snap in practice right now. Suspend your disbelief for a few paragraphs.


Auburn celebrated victory in the Chick-fil-A Bowl eight months ago with Barrett Trotter running the controls. He relieved Clint Moseley, who was knocked from the game because of injury.


So in a sense, Moseley is the incumbent.
Are things changing? Absolutely.



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