Harsin on starting QB: ‘That has not been decided yet’


Auburn quarterback TJ Finley (1) throws a pass for a first down as he escapes pressure from Georgia State defensive end Javon Denis (98) during the second half of an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryan Harsin isn’t tipping his hand on No. 22 Auburn’s starting quarterback against LSU.T.J. Finley is a former LSU starter who transferred after the spring.

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Finley staked his claim on the job when he came off the bench to replace third-year starter Bo Nix and ultimately throw for the go-ahead touchdown against Georgia State.

It remains to be seen if Auburn will turn to Finley to start the Southeastern Conference opener under Harsin. The coach is hoping to jump-start an offense sputtered in the past two games. Harsin says he expects both quarterbacks to be ready.

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