Scott Frost says QB Casey Thompson impressing, Chubba Purdy limited in spring
The quarterback situation was a concern for Nebraska following the 2021 season, but only temporarily.
When Adrian Martinez entered the transfer portal, the Huskers appeared to be scurrying to find a replacement. They landed some good prospects via transfer, bringing in former Texas starter Casey Thompson and former Florida State quarterback Chubba Purdy.
On Wednesday, head coach Scott Frost met with reporters to provide an update on spring practice, including individual performances. So far, he’s been pretty impressed with Thompson, the No. 1 guy on the depth chart right now.
Frost praised Thompson’s ability to “see the field really well,” as well as his mobility. Though it’s early, Thompson has performed the best among the quarterbacks, according to the head coach.
As for Purdy, he’s still limited in spring ball, so it’s tough to know exactly what he can do on the field at this point in time. The same goes for freshman Richard Torres, who continues to recover from injury.
So, Nebraska might not be getting the best look at the QB room this spring, but Frost has been impressed by what he’s seen out of Thompson thus far. That’s a good sign for a new addition to the roster.
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