Pioneer Press - Although the head coach wasn't ready to anoint Tarvaris Jackson the 2008 starter, the young quarterback got a vote of confidence Sunday night from veteran receiver Bobby Wade.

Asked if Jackson should be the starter next season, Wade said, "In my opinion, yes, there's no doubt about it."

"A guy that put that type of work in this year. Fight through injuries. New offense. New players. That's very rare to find, especially at that position. To have that thick skin and that short-term memory and to continue to play, I'm just excited to have Tarvaris, and I'm excited to see where he's going..."