May 11, 2012

Beathard will compete

Chances are that freshman quarterback C.J. Beathard will redshirt this year, but that is not his mindset coming in. The Tennessee native plans to compete and let the chips fall where they may. Beathard talks about his goals going into his freshman year, when he will arrive in Iowa City this summer, the transition from Ken O'Keefe to Greg Davis, and much more.

Q: What has it been like this month as you wrap up your last couple weeks of high school?

BEATHARD: It's been crazy. I finished my last day of school a few days ago and I've got my last exam tomorrow morning. I'm also playing baseball, so I've been busy with that and we actually just got a two seed in the tournament. We have a first round bye and then we play and after that, if we win the series, we go to the state championship tournament, which is the final four. I'm hoping we can make it there and maybe win a championship before I go off to college.

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