Of all the positions on the field, quarterback is easily the most exclusive and the most scrutinized.
As the old saying goes, “If you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have any quarterbacks.” No matter how coaches try to spin it, any quarterback situation that features a pair of quarterbacks must eventually be pared down to a clear starter (or at least a clear starter with a situational backup), or dissent and surrounding tumult will swallow the team whole.
Some teams have already done so: SI.com's Zac Elllis has a good look at quarterback battles that have already been settled entering preseason practice.
Barring injury, only one quarterback can start, which means every other quarterback on the roster is reduced to clipboard and headset duty, outside of poor performance or mop-up duty with the game well out of hand.
This summer, a number of high-profile quarterback competitions are being contested across the nation. Some will end quietly, but it wouldn’t be surprising to see a number of transfers when the battles fail to shake out to the satisfaction of a particular quarterback. Here’s a look at potential quarterback transfers that could unfold this summer and fall once quarterback battles are decided.