August 13, 2009
Burns stands tall on a difficult day
There are many ways Kodi Burns could have reacted to Thursday night's decision.
But for Burns, there was only one way.
"I worked really hard. I tried to prove myself. Obviously, things didn't work out," Burns said shortly after Chris Todd was named Auburn's starting quarterback.
"They went with Chris. That's a good thing. I'm 100 percent behind him. Chris Todd is the quarterback and I have no problem with that."
Head coach Gene Chizik told all the quarterbacks of the decision earlier in the day and then addressed the team as a whole. After Chizik finished, Burns stood up and spoke.
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