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Learn more about Jerrod Johnson and his hardships during the 2008 season. Plus, find out Ryan Tannehill's thoughts on wanting to be a quarterback and Jeff Fuller's ability to catch the ball.
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Right now on the 2009 Texas and and M football preview is completely that you can see that the future of the -- -- like coach like this thing. The Aggies come together and Mike Sherman's second year big transition is difficult unless you want to look at a players in the Wilson stated that fact was consistent -- And this season that starts with a new position on defense they really -- -- they Marlins. An open my this is this is. And another competition at quarterback -- came within went. Both competitions constitution should. Ten plus a story of brotherly love. He had this press. The from a mass and -- or are. McGrath you know. If you lesson. But Johnson became an offensive leader as -- Sophomore lessons and he was pushed into action game to filling in for injured Steven key. Johnson started the final ten games we will wait -- earning honorable mention all American honors by the college football news. He threw for almost 4500 yards and set a school record -- 41 touchdown. The only isn't taken a leadership polish your results are trying to learn a position. That he played his whole life -- the same time has played the way we want to play the system we want to run so. So he said hula thinking last year I think our goal was coaches offensive. Is to take it as much as we can offer him and allow him just to play to lead and not be such. I think throughout. They're just a game outcomes and I generally due to my agent right. -- Clinton got just do you pushing you can't. But last year was bittersweet for -- playing for the first time without his father who died of a stroke in December 7. It was pretty default me you know this is the first version allies you know and I would you know approval -- Yeah definitely isn't as huge. Birth. We all that stuff outside just in those conditions the ways you know. About respect for the school and didn't know what -- on Saturday just stagnant ordinary family you know there's no place like and a I'm gonna round followed the same time those kind of bittersweet because I was excited -- school it'd last photographers significant complex you know I wouldn't. He's the reason I play football you know and so -- definitely. Have our respect numerous. Don't count them. Definitely don't do me some confidence and toughness and bats. And watching them. Yeah. One of Johnson's favorite targets last season was Ryan can help the redshirt freshman started to. The season battling for the starting quarterback spot. But made the switch to wide receiver. Dolan today actually you know I was wasn't there on the depth chart -- so much time at quarterback and that -- something just happens. And you know they have a opportunity to help the team options. You know I only get on the field I don't play and help with the announcement that through it and it -- -- you lost it and you know -- I think Hendrick camp when. And ten days before the good -- opening game and I -- well -- -- you know can be the star I would consider moving you to another position. And you feel like that we think thought he was the best quarterback has no question about that he'd hit that point known it was. Which -- for because he has enough gumption and say -- I think on the bus full of. Has less I had a -- -- -- wherever anything. You know when news of please do not like constantly quarterback in. You know thing is for -- next year's prevention Estonia above will be official right. Relative position you like better here. And that he did and it also an Aggie freshman record in both receptions and but as coach Sherman promised will compete for jobs and Tommy Dorman was starting quarterback job this season despite being limited this spring while recovering from shoulder surgery. That's even possible quarterback -- his quarterback. -- mostly quarterback. That -- you know football's the game with the same time is also want to lose so there's always competition it's competition it's your veterans finish off as a team. No matter who the quarterback will be one thing's for sure Jeff Fuller will be one of their main target. As a true freshman forward caught fifty passes for over 600 yards setting a school record with nine receiving touchdown. Catches everything it's almost. Frustrated kind of government is -- -- you like the competition. If you like compete my goalie existence a little bit like going to stick it doesn't take notion wrong expects to make plays -- he wants he wants taught -- anything different -- About the ball that you know he wants you go to guy wants -- to -- I was very pleased with the you know what I don't feel let -- -- it doesn't mean anything he doesn't think you know we will coordinate and you know. Are different I got a lot better and -- so long -- Coming up next from the 2009 Texas a and M football preview we turn our attention to the defense. Our senior Jordan if you find himself back in a familiar spot alum here really doesn't matter where a player or won't feel much in the that. Plus family joke goes one on one with head coach Mike Sherman.