While Newton nursed his injured shoulder in the off-season, Smith took 100 percent of the snaps under center during the spring.
Coach Joker Phillips says if the season starts today, Smith gets the nod. But, Joker also noted today while at ESPN, there will be a one or two week competition when camp starts back up in August.
That competition will include freshmen Patrick Towles and Jalen Whitlow.
So just how high is Joker on his bevy of quarterbacks?
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