Part 1 position breakdown: Quarterbacks

Courtesy of Grambling State University Athletic Communications:

The Grambling State University football program begins a nine-part series as we look to breakdown each position, starting with the quarterbacks. 

Grambling State welcomes back a familiar face as the quarterbacks coach, Devante Kincade, who spent two seasons for the Tigers, guiding GSU to back-to-back Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championships, along with two consecutive Celebration Bowl appearances. 

“It’s a blessing to be back at the G,” Kincade said. “It feels like 2016 again. Being back as a coach is truly a blessing.” 

Kincade may be a familiar face among the Grambling State faithful, but he is a new addition to Hue Jackson’s coaching staff, which brings a lot of enthusiasm and energy.  

Jackson brings in five new quarterbacks to fall camp and the competition is extreme fierce. Kincade said he wanted to come in and work with great coaches, while teaching and developing the young quarterbacks. 

“It’s been an adjustment working with these quarterbacks,” Kincade said. “I wanted to come in and show them all the things I knew from my time playing here at Grambling State to playing in the XFL. I have been blessed to be with some great coaches so I wanted to get these quarterbacks acclimated to the system Coach Jackson and our staff want to use. Our expectation this season is put a lot of points on the board and bring an exciting  

Newcomers: Chance Amie, Julian Calvez, Amani Gilmore, Quaterius Hawkins and Kajiya Hollawayne  

Coming up on Thursday: Running Backs 

Season Opener: Saturday, September 3, 2022 | at Arkansas State | 6 p.m. | Centennial Bank Stadium | ESPN+ 

Season Tickets: Visit or call the GSU Ticket Office at (318) 274-2629  

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