Sorry for the delay in posting post-practice. I’m pinch hitting for Doug and wasn’t sure of the protocol, particularly now that practice is closed to media. As such, can’t offer much in the way of observations, other than that the team returned safely from Rose Bowl Fields to the locker room.
A lot of the stuff is posted in the notebook I wrote for Tuesday’s paper. The main highlight is that Paul Johnson said that quarterback Jaybo Shaw’s return from a broken collarbone should be six weeks, which means that he’d miss Jacksonville State, Clemson, Miami and North Carolina.
Also, former Tech commit Chris Jackson (who later de-committed when Chan Gailey was fired, went to Alabama and then left Alabama this summer) had his first practice Monday, along with several walk-ons.
First, Shaw. Having Tevin Washington as the No. 2, at least right now, looks like a fairly significant downgrade. Shaw knows the offense well and has proven he can run it. Washington is getting there