March 26, 2008

Burns, Todd set to battle for QB spot

Kodi Burns spent part of Auburn's spring break in Atlanta, hanging out with his cousin, an executive producer at CNN.

The sophomore quarterback returned in time for the resumption of spring practice Tuesday, where he got some breaking news of his own.

When offensive coordinator Tony Franklin told his quarterbacks that Burns and junior Chris Todd would share the No. 1 spot until further notice, Burns was surprised.

The two - along with freshman DeRon Furr and sophomore Neil Caudle - had spent AU's first 10 spring practices competing. Burns, who started both of the first two spring scrimmages, thought he was ahead of Todd, who missed several practices with shoulder soreness.

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