Could this ever morph into its own cottage industry, quarterback race as gladiator sport, given the hunger of a clamoring, sport-starved public for the slimmest soupçons of football in March? The symmetry this preseason is enviable. Two familiar faces with documented upsides and weaknesses. Two newcomers. You scoff, but right this moment, in a storefront office somewhere in Indiana, an upstart lawyer and Fighting Irish fanatic prepares a petition to have Notre Dame select its leading signal-caller by four-man playoff, sponsored by Rust-Oleum.