UCLA football training camp day 15: Backup QBs progressing

UCLA football quarterback Devon Modster(18) passes the ball as the other quarterbacks look on as the team continues its training camp in Los Angeles Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Photo by Thomas R. Cordova, Daily News/SCNG)

UCLA hopes it won’t have to turn to a backup quarterback for the second straight year, but the Bruins know the importance of the position all too well. If disaster strikes twice at UCLA, it will be Devon Modster who would step in for Josh Rosen. The former Tesoro High standout has proven to be an effective dual threat, but is working on developing his voice in the huddle.

“We’re asking him to really push himself out of his comfort zone,” offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch said. “Be louder, be more demonstrative, be more animated, but that comes with confidence and you have to kind of have that feel like, ‘I really know this.’”

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