In two months in Baton Rouge, true freshman Myles Brennan has made giant steps toward winning LSU’s No. 2 quarterback job. Just ask the Tigers’ top wideout.
D.J. Chark said Thursday that Brennan passes with a control that’s “rare in a young guy,” as reported by the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Chark hasn’t had much time yet to work with Brennan, as the latter only enrolled this summer. But he’s happy with the deliveries he’s seen so far.
“It’s always a catchable ball,” Chark said. “It’s never a fast, out-of-control ball. That’s something that’s rare in a young guy. They usually get out there and they go too high or too low and everywhere. He pretty much has it on a line and gets it to where it has to be. I’m pretty sure Coach O (coach Ed Orgeron) is happy about that.”
Earlier this week, Orgeron said that Brennan has the ability to be a first-string quarterback, but he’s still learning the offense.
Although Brennan appears to be behind senior Danny Etling on the LSU depth chart at quarterback, he may be pushing past early enrollee Lowell Narcisse, as well as sophomore Justin McMillan and redshirt freshman Lindsey Scott.
Those four are officially considered tied for now, but Brennan has begun to earn some snaps with the first-team offense.
Brennan signed with LSU in February as a four-star recruit from Bay St. Louis (Miss.) St. Stanislaus.
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