As Boise State looks at its quarterback situation without Kellen Moore for the first time in four years, Joe Southwick, his primary backup the last two years, is the frontrunner. However, Grant Hedrick got valuable experience in wild cat formations this season and Jimmy Laughrea was recently voted scout team MVP. All begin the process of vying for the starting quarterback job right now.
A wildcard in the BSU quarterback game if Florida 8A player of the year Nick Patti, who arrives on campus in January. "The one thing we know is our quarterback has t play well," said coach Chris Peterson, who also noted there was plenty of talent available to make that a reality. The race is now on for the 2012 starting job.