Miami head coach Mark Richt reiterated Wednesday that Rosier will open the season as the Hurricanes' starting quarterback, Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald reports. "He's the starter. Malik is the starter," Richt said. "And if something changes I'll let you know."
East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery suggested Monday that Herring was the favorite to emerge as the Pirates' starting quarterback this season, Zach Maskavich of WNCT.com reports. "We think that we will be led this year by Raleigh native Reid Herring at the quarterback position," Montgomery said. "He has done just a tremendous job for us, growing the program, growing our expectations in the program and the leadership that comes with leading the program on the field."