Auburn to start QB Jeremy Johnson

Updated: October 11, 2013, 8:24 PM ET
By Greg Ostendorf | ESPN.com

With starting quarterback Nick Marshall still hobbled, Auburn will turn to true freshman signal caller Jeremy Johnson on Saturday against Western Carolina.

Coach Gus Malzahn announced the news on Twitter on Friday night.

Nick Marshall is not 100 percent so we are going with Jeremy Johnson at QB tomorrow. Have a lot of confidence in him and he is well prepared

— Coach Gus Malzahn (@CoachGusMalzahn) October 11, 2013

Johnson, an ESPN 300 recruit, arrived at ...

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