August 21, 2009

Burns finding his niche

Since offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn declared Chris Todd the starting quarterback, he has carefully avoided saying Kodi Burns is completely out of the backup race.

Burns spends most of his time at receiver these days. He still dons an orange non-contact jersey reserved most for quarterbacks.

Malzahn also works with Burns at the quarterback position. Burns said he works as both the Wildcat formation back and a more traditional quarterback.

When asked earlier in the week, Burns said he didn't know which position reporters should classify him.

Malzahn added minimal clarity to the situation on Thursday.

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