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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