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He proved prescient, and keeping that possibility in mind as he prepared the last two weeks could help him as he reassumes the starting job.

“It plays a huge role because it’s so inevitable,” Turner said. “As a starter, for one reason or another, things can happen. Injuries always are the biggest thing. Unfortunately, Jordan got injured, and that’s why you prepare as a backup. Quarterback is a funny position. It’s really the only position you don’t play as a backup unless something happens. In that sense you need to be ready.”

Notes - Friedgen said the infected laceration on tailback Da’Rel Scott’s left leg has cleared up. The sophomore practiced the last two days. Friedgen also said “there’s a good chance” sophomore tailback Morgan Green will play. …

Wide receiver Tony Logan moved over to quarterback to run the scout team. …

Friedgen said safety Dominique Herald, who returns this week from a one-game suspension, could play on two special teams units.