Greg McElroy

Plenty of quarterback questions persist around the SEC

Many of the questions that surrounded Southeastern Conference quarterbacks before the season remain unanswered.

In fact, there could be more right now.

Some teams already are resorting to backup plans.

South Carolina will start its third different quarterback Saturday when freshman Lorenzo Nunez takes the field against Central Florida. Nunez replaces Perry Orth, who struggled in a 52-20 loss to Georgia last week after being pressed into duty when a separated shoulder and bruised hip sidelined starter Connor Mitch.

This marks only the second time Steve Spurrier has started a true freshman quarterback in his 26-year head coaching career. Jesse Palmer started...