Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno gave his thoughts on the Wolverines battle for the starting quarterback job.

Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno gave his thoughts on the Wolverines battle for the starting quarterback job.

Either Wilton Speight or John O'Korn will get the start at quarterback for Michigan in the season opener Sept. 3 against Hawaii.

As of right now, the decision remains in limbo as offensive coordinator Tim Drevno closely monitors the progression and performance of both thus far in fall camp.

"It's been an unbelievable competition," Drevno said Monday. "Guys are coming out everyday throwing great balls, great drops, great precision, great timing. 

"I mean, and we're way far along than where we've been quarterback wise and where we were last year."

A year ago Michigan was also breaking in a new quarterback but given the experience Iowa transfer Jake Rudock brought to the table, it was assumed the former Hawkeye would start in the 2015 opener at Utah.

This time around, Michigan isn't tipping it's hand with less than two weeks to go before the season.

"We haven't made the decision and we don't want to make the decision too early and make the wrong decision," Drevno said.. 

"We'll keep going along here and then we'll gather together and make that decision."

Asked what differentiates the quarterbacks at this point, Drevno was unwilling to potentially tip his hand in any given direction.

"They're all, for me to say that, it would be like splitting an atom," he said. "They're all doing really good and they all bring something different to the table and they're all working hard and competing. 

"As we keep evaluating this tape and putting more on them as they digest it, we'll make that decision."


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