September 6, 2008

Notebook: Todd earns starting job

Chris Todd seized the moment.

Todd took full advantage of his first start Saturday, throwing for 248 yards and leading Auburn to a 27-13 win over Southern Miss. His performance earned him the starting job next week against Mississippi State and perhaps for the rest of the season.

"He's definitely going to be the No. 1 guy," AU offensive coordinator Tony Franklin said. "He did good at the beginning of the ballgame, taking the team down. His leadership was good and he never really had a bad series until I took him out in the second half and kind of broke his rhythm a little bit."

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