"He definitely will have a good shot at linebacker," the coach said.
The Tigers' two scholarship quarterbacks, Kiehl Frazier and Jonathan Wallace, began their bid to get a head start on three signees coming in this summer. Malzahn said he didn't spend much time watching them while making the rounds at practice.
"I was going from a big-picture standpoint more than an individual," he said. "Didn't get a chance to watch them but maybe a period and a half of individual time, but it looked like they were throwing the ball decent."
Malzahn has insisted every player is starting fresh after a season when the Tigers failed to win a Southeastern Conference game and went 3-9.
Bray thinks that means a lot to the team.
"That's a great feeling, actually, because he's not coming in holding any grudges against anybody," Bray said. "He's being a fair man and I respect him for that. I'm sure a lot of other kids respect him for doing that because why would he come in and hold grudges for people like that?"