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The strength behind Riley Nelson

James Lark

When senior quarterback Riley Nelson takes the field against Washington State, he might be the only quarterback taking center stage live on ESPN. But with every snap of the ball, with every pass thrown and in every grueling drive Nelson won't be standing alone. He'll have someone else standing right behind him.

The one player standing right behind Riley Nelson on every down will be his close friend, senior backup quarterback James Lark. "My goal as a backup quarterback for this team, being a senior that has developed relationships and friendships that are going to last me a lifetime, is to do whatever is needed in order for this team to be successful," said Lark. "I look at a lot of these guys as though... Recommended Stories