AL: They have not said those words yet.
Did they tell you anything to lead you to believe they are?
AL: I don't know. I've talked to Coach [Chuck] Pagano. I've talked to Coach [Clyde] Christensen. I understand they have their work to do. If it works out, great. If it doesn't, great.
How would you feel if Tim Tebow was your backup?
AL: I think it'd be a good situation. From all I've heard he's a great guy. He's a good football player. The chance to compete with him would be great.
You know the backup quarterback is always the most popular guy in town.
AL: That's what my dad [Oliver] always told me, [speaking]as a career backup quarterback.
Will you and Robert Griffin III be compared to each other over your careers like Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf?
AL: With the media today you're always going to be compared to your peers. I'm sure it will be a classic comparison. In my mind that's driven almost 100 percent by the media. I've gotten to know Robert pretty well. Big fan of his. I'll probably always be a big fan unless we're playing each other head-to-head. He's a great guy.
Do you have any classes at Stanford left?