How to Build a Better Quarterback
For Bryan Harsin, the quarterback position all comes down to one key attribute — and that's what he's stressing to Bo Nix in spring ball.
QB Bo Nix (Todd Van Emst/Auburn Athletics)
Bryan Harsin knows quarterbacks.
He played the position, both in high school and at Boise State. He coached the position at the college level for six years. As a head coach, he has remained heavily involved with the development of his signal-callers.
And he’s got a good track record with those quarterbacks.
Jared Zabransky went 32-5 as a starter for the Broncos, was the star of one of the most famous upsets in college football history and landed on the cover of NCAA Football 08.
Kellen Moore was the first college quarterback to ever win 50 games, came in the top five of Heisman Trophy voting twice and is now the offensive coordinator for the most famous American football team on the planet.
Brett Rypien was a first-team all-conference selection three different times, winning Mountain West Freshman of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year during his time in Boise. He had more than triple the amount of touchdowns (90) as he did interceptions (2…