"Kyle came in and he lit it up ... he was spectacular. That's what I expect from him. Obviously Trent, who hadn't been here very long, I was so impressed with him because here he is getting the information from me and trying to figure it out in his mind, and then going out and executing pretty flawlessly."
Jackson said all three showed poise and the ability to lead the team. He could see the big fight between Cal's Boller and Stanford's Edwards for the backup job going down to the wire.
"Both of those young men are very competitive and they want that opportunity," Jackson said. "It also makes it fun. Those guys go and every day they compete in the classroom and they compete on the field, and they're very good friends."