A buzz is building around Texas A&M redshirt freshman quarterback Jerrod Johnson. He has yet to hit the field but all kinds of optimistic comparisons are being made so that people have an idea of his skill set.
Is he Tim Tebow?
That said, Franchione said the Aggies will run their offense similar to the way Florida did last year when the Gators played two quarterbacks - Chris Leak and Tim Tebow. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Johnson would play a role similar to Tebow's and occasionally enter games in short-yardage or other situations, forcing opponents to prepare for him.
Is he Vince Young?
...the [Texas A&M coaching] staff has added a new wrinkle to the scheme: Redshirt freshman quarterback Jerrod Johnson, a Vince Young clone at 6-6, 225, will have a Tebow-like role in the offense.
That's quite the quarterback cocktail right there.
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I really don't know where Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione is going with this but it's probably suicidal to allow people to start throwing names around of two players who had a hand in the last two national championships. If Johnson doesn't meet expectations - fast - the hangman's noose already prepared for Franchione will make its way to the stage with the Aggie coach snug inside it.