President Out for Season

Scout spoke with Temple (Texas) 2015 quarterback Chad President, a Baylor commit, about his season a day prior to the athlete tearing his ACL.

There's no doubting Temple (Texas) 2015 athlete Chad President's athletic ability on the football field. For some, the only question is at what position the Baylor commit will play at the collegiate level.

While President has been making a case to play quarterback in the future for the Bears, the 6-foot-3, 190-pounder's run came to an end on Friday with President tearing his ACL, which has been confirmed by the Temple head coach.

He's likely out for the rest of the season.

His junior season has been his first as the starting Varsity quarterback, and three games in, he threw for close to 600 yards. On top of that, President has displayed a natural ability to run the ball, many times making it into the end zone.

"I think that running the ball, getting out of the pocket, making plays with my feet, and throwing the ball downfield are some of my biggest strengths at quarterback," he said.

Scout was on hand for Temple's week two game versus Austin (Texas) Westlake, a shootout that lasted until the last minute of the game.

"That was a hard game," said President of the 45-41 loss, "but it was a good experience for me to play in a big game like that. I think I played well, but both teams did."

The quarterback finished the night with 177 yards and three touchdowns; 108 passing yards came in the first half alone.

"It's been awesome; playing quarterback has been fun. I'm just working really hard. I think I've improved at putting the ball where the receiver can get it," he said after the game.

As for his relationship with Baylor, President says things are going "really well" and he has been staying in touch with offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery, who had planned to be at Friday's game.

Regardless of injury, President is determined to come back strong, tweeting on Monday, "If I'm on one leg, I'm here. I won't quit."

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