The SEC goes to be loaded at quarterback in 2022.
Whereas solely half of the convention’s starters from 2021 shall be returning for subsequent season, there shall be a number of names which have additionally transferred in that shall be fascinating to look at (Spencer Rattler to South Carolina, Zach Calzada to Auburn, Jack Miller to Florida, and whoever ultimately transfers to Ole Miss).
I’m wanting ahead to the development from the signal-callers that began this previous season, nonetheless. 2021 was a yr starved of elite quarterback play throughout the faculty soccer panorama. Watching a number of the convention’s skilled QB’s proceed to enhance shall be enjoyable to see.
With all of that being mentioned, right here is each SEC workforce’s projected beginning quarterback for the 2022 season.
Alabama – Bryce Younger
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Heisman winner Bryce Younger will get the nod to begin for the Crimson Tide in 2022.
Arkansas – KJ Jefferson
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Jefferson introduced stability to an offense that has been severely missing constant quarterback play for a number of seasons. He shall be requested to enhance in 2022.
Auburn – Holden Geriner OR Zach Calzada
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Texas A&M switch Zach Calzada was added to supply depth and expertise to a quarterback room that lacks a transparent frontrunner. Dematrius Davis, TJ Finley, Zach Calzada and Holden Geriner will all battle it out in spring apply. Barring one other addition from the portal, I believe that Geriner and Calzada have the perfect photographs to win the job, and I might not be dissatisfied if both of them acquired the nod.
Florida – Jack Miller
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Miller transferred in from Ohio State and can battle for the beginning job with Anthony Richardson.
Georgia – Gunnar Stockton
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Georgia will seemingly have a 3 method completion between JT Daniels, Brock Vandagriff (pictured), and incoming freshmen Gunnar Stockton. Mechanically, Stockton is probably the most sound out of all three quarterbacks, and in my view, Daniels is just too damage liable to depend on at this level in his profession. Whereas JT could begin the season, I count on Gunnar Stockton to play nearly all of subsequent season.
Kentucky – Will Levis
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Starter Will Levis introduced just some weeks in the past that he could be returning to UK in 2022.
LSU – Myles Brennan
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Brennan has been recovering from damage and must be the frontrunner to win the job. Walker Howard and Garrett Nussmeier are additionally choices.
Mississippi State – Will Rogers
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Will Rogers was incredible in his first full season as a starter in Mike Leach’s air raid.
Ole Miss – Caleb Williams
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Caleb Williams remains to be within the switch portal, however Ole Miss could be an important match for him.
Missouri – Brady Prepare dinner
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Prepare dinner would be the frontrunner the the quarterback battle after incumbent Connor Bazelak entered the switch portal.
South Carolina – Spencer Rattler
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Rattler transferred in from Oklahoma and will ignite the Gamecocks’ offense.
Tennessee – Hendon Hooker
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Hendon Hooker posted the very best completion share for a beginning quarterback at school historical past in 2021 (68.0%).
Texas A&M – Connor Weigman
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Jimbo Fisher has been vocal about how a lot this system believes in Connor Weigman. Nonetheless, his lack of expertise could get the perfect of him throughout camp. LSU switch Max Johnson will get the nod till he proves incapable of working the offense.
Vanderbilt – Mike Wright
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Wright threw eight touchdowns and ran for an additional in ten video games for the ‘Dores.