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Auburn QB Kiehl Frazier
This is one of the most intriguing quarterback battles this spring in any conference, due in large part to first-year head coach Gus Malzahn's success developing quarterbacks.
Kiehl Frazier and Jonathan Wallace will go through spring practice as the primary quarterbacks for Malzahn, but neither has done enough to instill confidence within the Auburn family.
Frazier entered last season as the starter, but was flat-out awful in the pro-style offense of former offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler. He completed only 53.4 percent of his passes for 753 yards, two touchdowns and eight interceptions, and he never looked comfortable in the pocket.
But he was the 2010 USA Today Offensive Player of the Year operating an offense similar to Malzahn's in high school. Considering Auburn set offensive records in 2009 with Malzahn as offensive coordinator and Chris Todd at quarterback, you'd think that Frazier would be able to be successful in Malzahn's offense as well.
Wallace started Auburn's final four games and completed 57.5 percent of his passes for 720 yards, throwing four touchdowns and four interceptions. He has similar dual-threat capabilities as Frazier, and he led Auburn to two of its three wins last season, looking good in the process.
Post-Spring Prediction: Frazier will have a slight lead, but Wallace and newcomers Jeremy Johnson, Nick Marshall and Jason Smith will all be in the mix this fall.