December 29, 2006

Mallett looking forward to competition

Texarkana, (Tex.) Texas High signal caller Ryan Mallett has already enrolled at Michigan, and will begin classes in one week. But before he heads up to begin his college career, he will make a shorter trip to south, to San Antonio, where he will participate in the U.S. Army All-American Game on Jan 6.

"I'm all ready to get down there," he noted. "I leave on Sunday."

Excited about the prospect of starting in the contest, Mallett is unsure how that honor will be determined, but hopes to contend for the job. In all likelihood, his primary competition on the West squad will come from a future college rival in Notre Dame bound signal caller Jimmy Clausen. While Mallett isn't focused on matters such as that, his competitive nature comes through when talking about the upcoming contest.

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