Kevin Sumlin discusses using both quarterbacks together


The Texas A&M Aggies are faced with a problem. Well, it isn’t really a problem, because having two great quarterbacks who are both still very young with a lot of room to grow is a very good problem.

I think I would call it more of a dilemma.

The dilemma is, who do you choose, the guy who came in midway through the season and showed off for your team or the true freshman who was regarded as the top dual-threat guy in 2015?

Just like the little girl from the Old El Paso taco shell commercial, head coach Kevin Sumlin asks “Why not both?”

According to a report by College Spun, Sumlin has considered using returning starter Kyle Allen and 2015 signee Kyler Murray in separate packages in a two-quarterback system for the coming season.

The report comes from Olin Buchanan, football columnist at, who talked about Sumlin’s strategy via Twitter.

Allen is a rising sophomore and he threw for 1,322 yards and sixteen touchdowns against just seven interceptions after taking over for Kenny Hill midway through the season in 2014.

Murray was regarded as the top dual-threat quarterback for 2015 and won the 2014 Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.

The Aggies’ season opens on September 5 against Arizona State. Will we see the rare two-quarterback system that hasn’t been executed well since the Chris Leak/Tim Tebow pairing? Will Allen knock off Murray because of his pure experience? Or will Murray step up and show the nation why he can be the next Johnny Manziel?

One thing is for sure and that is Sumlin’s happiness with having two very good quarterbacks at the helm of his offense.

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Caleb is a young veteran of the sports journalism world that has a passion for college football, mostly the SEC, but namely the LSU Tigers. He also has an affinity for the Georgia Southern Eagles, because who doesn't love Erk Russell and national championships, right? He has experience working in print and online media as well as broadcasting, working with his high school alma mater football team and the Savannah Bananas.
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