A year ago as a junior, Arlington (Texas) quarterback Josh Greer bided his time as the backup quarterback, playing sparingly. Now, in his senior year, the 6-foot-4, 195-pound passer is comfortably at the reins of the team.
In Arlington's first game against Plano (Texas) East, Greer set a school record by passing for 439 yards and four touchdowns in the 49-42 victory. Through two games he has thrown for 737 yards but he stills sees plenty of room for improvement.
"To be honest, I think I could have done better," Greer said. "I wasn't really happy with my performance against Coppell. The first half we came out and torched them but the second half we kind of fell apart. We can't do that against a team like that. I definitely could have done better."
Greer says the starting role has not really changed his approach.
"Not really," he said. "I kind of prepare the same way I prepared last year just because I never really knew if I was going to play or not."
On the recruiting trail Greer is still waiting for his first offer. With no starts under his belt prior to this season it is understandable that colleges want to see more of him in action first but plenty of schools are showing interest.
"It's pretty much the same schools telling me the same thing as before," he said. "Most schools are just waiting to see my first three game films and then they'll make a decision (on whether to offer) after that.
"I'd say probably North Texas, SMU, Arkansas, Utah State, Syracuse and Purdue are the ones that are keeping track of me the most."
Greer has kept up with the coaches at each school recruiting him.
"I've talked to all of them since the season started," he said. "Some of them had heard how I have done but some of the ones from other states asked how I have done and I told them. They were impressed and they said they're just waiting to see the game film."
Greer says he does not have any favorites at this time and is truly open to any school that recruits him.
"I'm just waiting for the first offer to be honest," he said. "It really doesn't matter who it is. I'm just waiting for that first one."