Weis on Demetrius: Bubbly personality

In 15 days, the world will finally know who the next Irish quarterback will be---Evan Sharpley, Demetrius Jones or Jimmy Clausen.

Jones, a sophomore, is unquestionably the most mobile of the three and can be a threat on multiple fronts.

Irish head coach Charlie Weis believes Jones also has other special qualities that can make him a solid QB.

"He's go that bubbly personality and he's fun to be around," Weis says about Jones.

That personality also allows Jones to be very responsive to criticism.

"He can take it," Weis explains. "He's one of those guys that you can ride real hard and he won't go in the tank."

That sometimes is a quality quarterbacks don't have.

"A lot of times you have quarterbacks whose feelings are temperamental, that if you chastise them in front of the team, they go in the tank. But he's not one of them."

Weis believes those attributes are very important for the success of a quarterback.

"Usually at the quarterback position you have to have that leadership about you," Weis says. "Or else you probably don't have a very good chance of being a good quarterback."

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 9210037 - wndu.com/a?a=9210037
Gray Television, Inc.