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08:10 AM ET 01.29 | What a difference a year makes for Texas A&M backup quarterback Jameill Showers. [Showers] has reportedly been granted release from A&M and plans on transferring after spending two seasons behind both Ryan Tannehill and Johnny Manziel. ... Showers was considered the starting quarterback going into spring drills last season. The 6-foot-2 QB with a cannon arm lost the job to Manziel and remained the backup throwing for 319 yards and two touchdowns in 2012. Showers will be a hot commodity as a transfer who will graduate in the summer. ... Billy Liucci of TexAgs.com who first reported the news Monday tweeted that Showers could have a short list of Texas Tech, Baylor, Cal and Arizona State.

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January 29, 2013  08:37 AM ET

The shorthorns could use a QB.

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January 29, 2013  11:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

The shorthorns could use a QB.

A friend says expect him to show up at Baylor

January 29, 2013  11:30 AM ET

That would be a great QB addition for Baylor. This probalby means Matt Davis will be the backup qb next year in Aggieland.

January 29, 2013  11:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

That would be a great QB addition for Baylor. This probalby means Matt Davis will be the backup qb next year in Aggieland.

It should keep Kenny Hill staying with his commitment, too. I know he was starting to think about how crowded the depth chart looked.

January 29, 2013  01:27 PM ET

Come north young man to Nebraska.

 
January 29, 2013  01:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

He should stick around. Johnny Football will be missing some games starting next year. He is going to:a) Get into off the field troubleb) will be injured frequentlyc) all of the above

Plus he is eligible to declare for the No Fun League after this year.

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