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Growing pains taught QB how to lead

Updated: November 10, 2009, 8:52 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU coach Gary Patterson started to see a change in quarterback Andy Dalton's attitude at the end of last season.

Dalton, then a sophomore, was no longer the quiet kid content to let others take charge.

"Young leaders ask in the huddle; older leaders demand," Patterson said. "That's where Andy's changed. He's demanding now."

Dalton's numbers aren't as gaudy as those of some quarterbacks being mentioned for Heisman consideration, which may be a reason he ...

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