against FCS Jackson State. Head coach said that backup Kurt Palandech will also see time. Stanton is billed as a drop back passer whereas Palandech, who played in 11 games last season (49%, 9 TDs, 5 INTs), has more ability with his feet (293 yards rushing).
“It’s one of those deals that if you need to let it play itself out and wait, then you wait,” he said after the Aug. 19 scrimmage. “You don’t rush the decision, because the decision’s going to have a major impact on the season.
“I’ll be honest with you … both guys are going to play in Game 1. I think one guy’s going to be named the starter, and he’ll start to get the majority of the reps. But you’re going to see whoever the No. 2 is at some point in the first half.”