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By LARRY VAUGHT
Media and fans may not want to keep hearing it, but offensive coordinator Neal Brown loves saying it about quarterbacks Jalen Whitlow and Maxwell smith.
‘They’re good kids. They really are. They’re good kids. They bought into it. There was not a whole lot of scientific reason that went into when I was rolling them in and when I was rolling them out (of Saturday’s game). Pretty much went on gut instinct on that. And that’s probably the way it’ll be for a while,” Brown said after Saturday’s win.
“I thought Max did some really good things. He left a lot of throws out there. He’ll probably be the first one to tell you that. Jalen did some things. He threw the ball today like he threw the ball in camp.”
Brwon said the way the two played in Saturday’s game showed why picking a starter was so hard.
“Because they’ve both done some things really well in camp and through spring, and at other times they’ve really struggled. Some of those struggles are their fault, some of them are my fault. It’s frustrating at times, but they’re young. Each of them has started eight games now, right? And in some of those games, they didn’t have a chance. So it’s encouraging that both of them did well. We’re going to continue to play both,” Brown said.