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A look at Auburn's quarterback position before spring practice

Let's make the case for every Auburn quarterback on the roster.

When Bo Nix announced he was entering the transfer portal, it was easy to expect that Bryan Harsin would have a quarterback battle on his hands going into the 2022 season. 

T.J. Finely earned some reps and a handful of starts at the end of the 2021 season and had a hard time getting the offense going consistently against South Carolina, Alabama, and Houston. 

After the season ended, Auburn would go out and get two new quarterbacks to transfer in and be a part of the roster. 

Zach Calzada transferred from Texas A&M and Robby Ashford was an Oregon Duck a year ago. These two new signal callers join Finley, redshirt freshman Dematrius Davis, and true freshman Holden Geriner. 

Let's look at each quarterback on Auburn's roster and see where they stand in the starting quarterback battle and how any of the five could win the starting job. 

Oct 23, 2021; College Station, Texas, USA; Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Zach Calzada (10) throws the ball during the first quarter against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Kyle Field. Mandatory Credit: Maria Lysaker-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 28, 2021; Birmingham, Alabama, USA; Auburn Tigers quarterback TJ Finley (1) passes against the Houston Cougars during the second half of the 2021 Birmingham Bowl at Protective Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
Auburn quarterback Dematrius Davis (18) runs drills during an open football practice at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, March 20, 2021.
Benedictine quarterback Holden Geriner stiff-arms North Oconee's Rodrick Finch to the ground in a state semifinal win on Dec. 3 at Memorial Stadium.
May 1, 2021; Eugene, Oregon, USA; Oregon Ducks quarterback Robby Ashford (6) looks to throw during Oregon Spring Game at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Regardless of how this plays out, it will an important position to watch this offseason.