Fan talk: Is Aaron Murray’s sophomore slump perception or reality?

Aaron Murray throwing interceptions has skewed the perception of how well he's playing. (Brant Sanderlin / AJC)

Aaron Murray throwing interceptions has skewed the perception of how well he's playing. (Brant Sanderlin / AJC)

If having the other Bulldogs jump on the “G” could get our Dawgs that riled up, imagine what a week of having to listen to “Rocky Top” in practice could do. I know I’d be ready to tear someone’s head off and I’m hoping the Georgia D feels the same way come Saturday. Anyway, time to check in with the Junkyard Mail and see what’s on your minds as the trip to Knoxville approaches ….

Lamar Westbrook writes: I know Aaron Murray is a good QB, last year he proved it, but this year he is a liability to us. I hear Hutson Mason is playing as good or better than him in practice but he does not see the field any. I think Murray would start playing better if he felt threatened by somebody taking over his job. I think he knows the job is his no matter what and this makes him wreckless with the ball. If he doesn’t clean up the picks, it’s going to cost Georgia against a better team (remember the S.C. game)? I think Richt should start Mason one game, even if he only plays 4 minutes or 1 series of the game. This might be a wake up call to Murray because he is better than what he is showing lately. We all know this. Your take please. Thanks and GO DAWGS!

It’s obvious that the three picks Aaron Murray threw last week are responsible for most of the fan grumbling about him this week and talk of giving more playing time to backup Hutson Mason. But while Murray certainly has been responsible for some costly turnovers, he’s still a much better than average SEC quarterback, currently ranking third in the conference and 17th nationally in pass efficiency and ranking near the top of the SEC stats in passing yards and touchdown passes. The perception has been skewed, however, by the interceptions he’s thrown. But benching him for that just makes no sense at all. As for giving Mason more playing time, that’s problematic. He doesn’t have much experience against major opposition, and while I’m all for getting your backup some meaningful playing time (just in case), you generally don’t want to do that until the game has been safely put away. And the Dawgs’ second-half slumber has meant that’s not happening. Everyone points to the guaranteed playing time that D.J. Shockley got when David Greene was the starter, and while that experience no doubt helped Shockley once he became the starter, I clearly remember fans at the time lamenting how pulling Greene and sending in Shockley disrupted the rhythm of the offense. Remember when Shockley was inserted into the game and threw that pick against Florida in 2002? When it comes to Murray, I think former Georgia QB Buck Belue was on the money when he said: “Murray needs to pull his foot off the accelerator a little. … It’s time for him to understand what he can’t get away with. Protect the ball. Make some better decisions. Throw it away, if the play isn’t there.”

HollywoodDawg writes: Blair Walsh? Any thoughts or comments on why he has the “yipes” right now? New snapper? We know he has the same holder. Has the new off-season program affected his kicking? Any injuries to speak of?

It’s the same snapper and holder, and I don’t think they are the problem. It’s strictly between Walsh’s ears, a classic placekicker’s slump. I do think perhaps Walsh ought to listen to kicking great Kevin Butler, who thinks he might be a bit kicked out right now and should cut back on the overall number of kicks he’s making in practice and pregame.

Pete Cornish writes: Your article ignored perhaps a better [SEC expansion] alternative than FSU: Virginia Tech — always a top rate team, a national name, the Virginia/DC TV market and geographical balance to the conference. Like FSU, they would make the SEC East a little more competitive with the stronger SEC West. Also, you didn’t note that while FSU voted for the $20 million ACC exit fee, they and a few others kept it from being $35 million, which is the exit fee the ACC diehards wanted.

You must have missed my earlier pieces on SEC expansion. Virginia Tech has always been my No. 1 choice, for exactly the reasons you cited. But Virginia Tech officials have been pretty adamant that they’re not interested in leaving the ACC, and there’s been a lot of talk that legislators in that state like having VT and Virginia in the same conference. So FSU would be my first choice after Virginia Tech. There’s certainly reasons for possibly taking Missouri as the 14th team, but I still think either of the ACC teams would be a much better addition to the conference.

Mark Whitlock writes: I love your blog. I am taking my son to his first Georgia game. It’s my first since leaving Athens in 1991. His first NCAA game ever. What are the Dawg traditions at away games? I’d love to participate in all of them in Knoxville. Thank you.

Thanks, Mark. There isn’t a formal Dawg Walk for away games usually, but you should find plenty of UGA fans tailgating before the game in Knoxville that you and your son can share a few woofs with. Just look for the red tents! And my friend Steve, who follows the team on the road quite a bit, advises that if you’re around when the Redcoat Band arrives at the stadium, a lot of fans like to gather around them, sort of like a mini Dawg Walk. But the best away game tradition probably is after a Georgia win, when the players run over to the UGA fan section to celebrate. Let’s hope your son gets to experience that this Saturday!

Mike M. writes: Bill, I have noticed a couple of things and wanted to see if you have noticed them, as well. After Isaiah “stepped out of bounds” during his called back “TD” run in the 1st half, he seemed to sulk about it the rest of the game. There were a few close camera shots of his face and it’s almost like he was pouting that it got called back. Being the father of an 18 year old, I know maturity may be an issue. Also, we are not utilizing our obvious advantage of having 270 lb. Bruce Figgins at FB. With his size we have, in essence, another offensive lineman in the backfield getting a head start. Why wouldn’t we go for some of these 4th and short situations handing him the ball like we used to? Mark Richt-coached teams just seem to lack the killer instinct that he showed as an offensive coordinator at FSU. He seems more content with protecting a lead rather than play the psychological game of basically demoralizing the opponent when we get them down. Is he doing or saying something at halftime to cause the team to take their foot off the proverbial throat of our opponents? Are we trying to conserve energy for the next game to avoid a “letdown”? I hate to bring up negatives when we’re winning, but now that our defense is playing so well, it would be nice to have the offense do their part to give the “D” a breather or two.

I was at Saturday’s game and didn’t see the TV coverage, but if Crowell was pouting about anything, it was probably Richt deciding not to go for it on fourth-and-short a couple of times. As for not using the fullback in short-yardage situations, all I can conclude is that the coaches aren’t satisfied with Figgins as a ball carrier yet. Hopefully that will change the more playing time he gets at the position. And I agree that the Dogs need to keep their foot on the pedal in the second half. I hate watching a team sit on a lead.

Chad writes: Do you think all the SEC East teams can win is a division? There was a story on the CBS App that said basically all East teams will be is Miss Congeniality!

Frankly, I think the SEC East team will be the underdog in the championship game, no matter who it is, and rightfully so. A few years back we used to joke about how weak the SEC West was, but that certainly hasn’t been the case the past couple of seasons.

Hairy Dawg with the old UGA fireplug. (Patrick Garbin)

Hairy Dawg with the old UGA fireplug. (Patrick Garbin)

Greg Poole, aka ecdawg, writes: Hey Bill, enjoyed seeing your mention of the fireplug. We have been trying to get a grassroots movement going to bring back the hydrant.

I’m all for it! And courtesy of Bulldogs historian Patrick Garbin, Greg supplied the photo of Hairy Dawg with the plug and a video of the cheerleaders bringing it onto the field ahead of the team in 1980 that you can see here. It’s a grand old tradition that definitely ought to be revived.

Finally, Patrick Brooks writes: Bill, I have a theory that I think provides a good answer to what on the surface appears to be waning student support for the football team. Prior to 2009 students received a ticket book of physical tickets just like every other season ticket holder. Because these physical tickets were distributed before the season started 2 things were true: 1) there was a healthy secondary market whereby students who had a ticket but did not go to a game could sell the ticket to another student and 2) even if the ticket went unused the University had no way to recall the ticket to sell to the general public. Beginning with the 2009 season the University moved to a student ID ticket system where the tickets students ordered were automatically loaded on their student ID cards. This move had many positives, but one big negative was that it destroyed the secondary market. UGA also began a system where if a student was not going to a game they could elect to “donate” their ticket to an online pool before Wednesday on the week of the game and it would be transferred to a student who, again by Wednesday, requested a ticket if one became available. However, because there were no repercussions for choosing not to donate an unused ticket most students chose not to donate. Students desiring tickets quickly learned that their chances of receiving a donated ticket were small so they quit putting in ticket requests. Today the student ticket system is substantially the same, with 2 changes: 1) there is a penalty for not donating tickets (if you fail to donate 3 unused tickets you will not be eligible for tickets next year) and 2) you can donate a ticket to a specific student instead of just to a pool of tickets. The first change is meant to encourage higher attendance (and this is different from a sellout) at games by getting the tickets in the hands of those that want them; the second change has the potential to revive the secondary market. Because there is now a penalty for not donating unused tickets there has been a huge influx of donated tickets, but there has not been a commensurate influx of ticket requests. Because these tickets are electronic and not physical, the University now has the ability to recall these donated and unclaimed tickets and attempt to sell them to the general public. This gives the appearance of a sudden lack of student interest and support in the football team, but really all that has changed is the ticket system students operate under. I believe that as the University continues to improve its system and students learn that there are many tickets available to be claimed the number of tickets that become available on the Wednesday before every home to the general public will decrease. This new system will prevent sellouts the way they used to happen, particularly for our yearly “Coastal Carolina” game, but should end up producing higher attendance.

Whew. I think you’ve pretty well summed it it all up there. Frankly, I never understood why the university really cared about students reselling unused tickets to nonstudents. Seems sort of miserly on the school’s part.

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Reality Check

October 6th, 2011
6:23 pm

Is Georgia Tech
really 5-0 and ranked 13th in the nation?

Hairy Perry

October 6th, 2011
6:26 pm

Aaron Murry seems like an average quaterback at best. Like the return of Gregg Talley!

Reality Checked

October 6th, 2011
6:28 pm

Yeah it’s one of those once in a blue moon things! It won’t last. See you in Nov. BUG.

Mad Dog 1

October 6th, 2011
6:30 pm

Who took a whizz in gi joey’s corn flakes. If the trade school’s blog had that many entries it would probably shut down. When they finish their high school schedule and play a collage team then we might realy be scared of the big bad boys from thr greatest football town in the USA9 that was hard tto type even in jest). As always GO DOGS AND TO HE!! WITH ga tech.

Hairy Perry

October 6th, 2011
6:31 pm

Talk with ya later DAWGS.

Bob

October 6th, 2011
6:34 pm

AM is not a big game QB, and he’s padded his stats with a losing record, just like CMR has padded his against losing teams. Of course, Coach Richt won’t/can’t admit this and play Mason or LeMay because he’s too stubborn. His attitude and lack of good decisions will coast him his job.

Self Proclaimed Expert

October 6th, 2011
6:42 pm

Perception IS reality. To paraphrase Bill Parcells, you are who your record says you are.

PT

October 6th, 2011
6:53 pm

Most overrated QB in the SEC

Bill Goldberg

October 6th, 2011
7:03 pm

Slump? Why does everyone think he was that great last year? He’s yet to win a big game and turn’s the ball over too much. He’s not slumping… He’s just an average QB and has always been average.

utgrad-dawgfan

October 6th, 2011
7:15 pm

Some one posted that UT “was one of the most undisciplined squads in FBS football.” Sorry to say – but that title would go to UGA. IF most any school had the talent that UGA has had in the last few years – those teams would be NCs. But CMR and BooBoo can’t coach a team up if it were made-up of all 5-Star recruits. Talk about undisciplined.

DAWG with two bags over head

October 6th, 2011
7:19 pm

9-9 kinda says it all.

bamadawg

October 6th, 2011
7:26 pm

Come on Dawg fans don’t jump on Tech to much,Clemson will get there before we do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

mgdawg

October 6th, 2011
8:10 pm

Has anyone else noticed that UGA hasn’t been able to get one yard ever since southerland left? Richt has gone for it on fourth down and short some, but when you never get it why keep on going for it. Isn’t that the definition of insanity, doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Not to mention having a fg kicker that was automatic up until this year. I think the bigger issue is, why can’t they pick up one yard when they want to, the big time teams can get one yard any time they want.

To be fair you'd have to keep...

October 6th, 2011
8:22 pm

This Mason band wagon everyone is jumping on,,,just be aware that once the move has been made there’s no going back. To be fair you’d have to give Mason the rest of the season no matter what, or how poorly he plays. Thus, if things go good for him and the team everything is A-OK, however if he suffers, then no matter what, you have to stick with him. This will either make or break the team and the season. Of course if things don’t pan out and you all will be screaming for Richt’s head because of the way he handled the situation. I’m so sick and tired of hearing Mason’s name that I want him to play. I believe Murray can graduate early and transfer to work on his Master’s degree and play the rest of his time at another school, and leave Athens and their fickle fans in his taillights.
Next year you can have the same discussion between LeMay and Mason. One thing about Georgia fans

Still@theBAR

October 6th, 2011
8:32 pm

Soph Slump?
dude hasn’t beat a good team or a team with a better than .500 record.
MURRAY Sucks, but please keep him as the Starter forever.

Still@theBAR

October 6th, 2011
8:33 pm

2 B fair
Why can’t you go back and start Murray if Mason sucks?
Teams do it all the time.

Dawg Tell

October 6th, 2011
8:39 pm

Murray is a good QB,however the O/L and play calling by Bobo has caused him to make quick decisions during a play.Move him out of the pocket on pass plays with the option to run the ball or throw it away will help the situation. The Fullback needs to run the ball!!!!!!! If Figgins has problems with running,find someone else!!!!OMG after 5 games he should now where the running play goes or how to hold onto the ball.

Still@theBAR

October 6th, 2011
8:44 pm

DAWG TELL
After almost a year and a half shouldn’t Murray be better at seeing the breakdowns and get rid of the ball?

Dennis

October 6th, 2011
8:53 pm

Murray is good when the pressure is not on. What big win did he deliver last year? Cox was better in pressure than Murray. Also, when VT joined the ACC it was UV that held the vote hostage to get them in. They went in to vote on BC and Syracuse and came out of the room with Vtech in and Syracuse out. For some strange political reason they will stay in ACC.

Dawg Tell

October 6th, 2011
8:55 pm

@Still— Yes,but when you are looking down at a 300 lb man coming your way at full speed breakdowns and throwing the ball away is not in the thought process.It becomes a health decision!!Also,as stated by you in other blogs Murray is 6′1″.Looking around the field over 6′5″ and 6′6″ linemen does have it’s problems! Move him out of the pocket.

Spaceman Spiff

October 6th, 2011
9:03 pm

GT Joe,

Is that true? Only3 wins in 20 years?

Mark

October 6th, 2011
9:06 pm

bamadawg,

Don’t forget VT, FSU, and Miami also..

Bye bye to Murray and the dogs

October 6th, 2011
9:21 pm

Vols will hand Murray his head on a platter. Maybe stick an apple in his mouth to pretty him up. The sucker will never know what hit him.

Knoxville welcomes you! :-)

Sit a... spell

October 6th, 2011
9:31 pm

Half of you illiterate UGAers can’t even spell Murray’s name. That’s a hoot.

Dawg Tell

October 6th, 2011
9:51 pm

@Bye bye to Murray—Since you must be a Vol fan,please tell me who is the mascot of UT.I have seen the man or boy running around with a coon hat and a rifle.I really think, know I believe he must want to go back to the 18th century and be the next Daniel Boone or whoever .Than that silly looking coon hound running around with a T on his ugly back.Put it all together and it is HILLBILLY time!!!Than the ugly checker board end zone in orange and white.Why do you have to make it so UGLY.I guess the hillbilly’s need direction on where their end zone is.OMG when you look at that endzone in HD you do not want to be drinking or smoking the funny stuff.Oh and by the way if you want to stick an apple in something;why not that possum that you all eat all the time.From what a Vol fan told one time,road kill makes a mighty fine meal.P.S. WE ARE DAWGS not dogs.

RamboDog

October 6th, 2011
9:56 pm

FOR GT JOE….Spaceman Spiff, to answer the question for GT Joey…Tech has 4 wins in last 20 years. I know, we need to play better…should NEVER lose more than 1 out of 10 to Tech. I will point out they won 2 of the games on terrible calls…but that is part of the game.

Richt the Man!

October 6th, 2011
10:03 pm

Students simply want Richt Gone and will not return until a new hits town. They know we will win certain games…so why attend. They also know which games we will likely lose…so why attend. They also know we will be mediocre by SEC standards…so why attend. You want to win the students back? Hire a new man to reinvigorate the program. I do not care if we win the remainder (WE SHOULD!!!) that does not return us to the two early games we also should have won. The talent is here! The coaching is not. So what, Richt is a GREAT man. We all know that! However, he is certainly not the Greatest coach or even a very good one. Put him in the AD office as the face of Georgia Athletics (shoot even the AD) but please, please, please get us another top football man. I don’t even care if he is nice. I just want to win the SEC while the SEC East is easy pickings.

aarh

October 6th, 2011
10:14 pm

Expert Opinion- UGA has no running game? I guess you haven’t heard of Isaiah Crowell, who happens to have gone over 100 yrds. in all 3 of his SEC game, & has been SEC FR of the wk. 3xs. It’s pretty obvious that running the ball isn’t the problem.

jack bull

October 6th, 2011
11:59 pm

Mr Whitlock, come down to the river. We’ll have our boat decked out in UGA flags and such. Feel free to come hang out with us on the boat. That is, if the Vol Navy doesn’t sink our ship…..

Thomas Brown

October 7th, 2011
12:37 am

# 47 in won/lost since 2005 vols
# 27 in won/lost after 2005 UGA

2 NOTHING football programs

Chris from Smyrna

October 7th, 2011
12:48 am

Your first reader comment re “bench Murray” is from an idiot. The o line cannot pass
protect well given that we can’t seem to reload with experienced SEC-ready juniors and seniors every year. Mason has looked good in his spots, but he’s not close to Murray in terms of true experience. Running game is getting there. Let’s build a team that can pass block.

Murray 1

October 7th, 2011
1:21 am

murray just had a bad game against miss state–he was probably overconfident, expecting an easy win because their D was bad. Mark this down–murray will light it up big against Tennessee for huge yards! Their defense is average.

Thomas Brown

October 7th, 2011
4:01 am

“Mason has looked good in his spots, but he’s not close to Murray in terms of true experience.”

Chris from Smyrna

Oh, so true Chris. None of our Quarterbacks, Christian LeMay or Hutson Mason, has this experience :

-proven no sense of timing from our
-proven not poised to handle pressure
-proven happy feet
-proven small guy who throws himself down avoid get hit
-prove record 0-7 vs teams finishing Top 25
-proven record 9-2 vs teams not finishing Top 25
-proven 16 fumbles in 18 games
-proven 14 interceptions in 18 games
-proven 2010 # 55 in nation, 2011 # 69 3rd Down Conversions
-proven crucial situations makes his biggest mistakes
-proven poor decisions at worst moments
-proven starts slowly every game
-proven lack discipline Twitter : goin’ down Dome kick some a**
-proven lack of leadership
-proven doesn’t take charge when Isaiah talks smack
-proven no huddle needs to take charge, direct the team
-proven Score each quarter worse than quarter before it
-proven running game gets weaker every quarter too
-proven checks off to his own number way too much
-proven ball hog
-proven beat 3 cupcakes this year, lost his only 2 games
-proven needs to get most out of the players on offense
-proven vanilla offense, his check-downs are not good
-proven holds onto the football way too long every time
-proven over-throws his receivers
-proven throws behind his receivers
-proven forces ball
-proven locks in on 1 receiver
-proven doesn’t look off the defensive backs
-proven takes 7 carries a game every game from running backs
-proven his fumbles cost us games
-proven his interceptions cost us games
-proven averages 1 yard a carry for his career
-proven inability to run at all
-proven telegraphs his passes
-proven never puts pedal to the metal
-proven reads are way too slow
-proven does not go through progressions well at all
-proven does stare down his own receivers
-proven slow 4.7 in 40-yard dash, faster SEC DL
-proven starts slowly, then fizzles out altogether 2nd half
-proven stays in play calls from sidelines he knows won’t work
-proven never gets lead to let back-up get any snaps, why ?

Creekdawg

October 7th, 2011
5:37 am

Not suggesting if it matters… But those of you who think Murray is truly 6 foot 1 should take a look at the pic from the Boise game associated with Schultz’s weekend predictions articles. You can clearly see Murray and Crowell (who is listed at 5 foot 11) standing close beside one another. Crowell and he are virtually the same height. Either Murray’s slumping at 6′1″”, or Crowell has on two inch extra high heels on his cleats.

Silverdogg

October 7th, 2011
8:06 am

I sit next to the upper student section. The Students in this section that do attend the games always arrive late (watch and you will always see the section fill up last) are not there to watch the game they are there to be seen. I have seen them lying down sleeping, and spending most of the time texting. A majority of them could not tell you what happened the last play or what the score is for that matter. It would be nice if the tickets could find their way into the hands of true football fans who would actually watch the game and cheer for the team.

Ted

October 7th, 2011
8:08 am

Like someone previously stated, Murray stares down his receivers AND holds onto the ball to long before he releases it. Of course the O-line could do a better job, but they can’t protect Murray for ever. I think Murray is a good QB but he does have things he needs to work on.

ATL Sports Fan

October 7th, 2011
8:10 am

Thomas Brown, your an idiot. Throws himself down so he doesn’t get hit. I can tell you’ve never played the QB position. How many Heisman Trophies did you win? 4.7 40-yard for a QB is fantastic. GUess what, Mason and Lemay aren’t that fast!!

So tell me which college and nfl team you played QB for. Arm Chair U doesn’t count.

Easy to be critical of someone who is doing something you only dreamed of doing!!

Lakedawg

October 7th, 2011
8:33 am

Entirely to many tickets allocated to students. Cut their allocation and sell to fans who have not been able to order season tickets. Lower contribution to first time buyers to get them started.

Tech is undefeated but rated 13 nationally whata joke!!!!!

Shorty

October 7th, 2011
8:47 am

murray is too short to play QB in the SEC as a dropback passer. He’s not even 6 feet! Ga needs to put in lemay ASAP!

Old Coach

October 7th, 2011
8:49 am

@Dawg tell
I just usually read comments from people like you that know absolutely nothing about football and just wonder what could make a person even think something so stupid but then to take the time to type it on a blog just blows my mind! Bobo makes calls that make Murry make quick decisions. Have you EVER played a down of football past Jr. high? VERY IGNORANT STATEMENT!!!

The Diesel

October 7th, 2011
8:56 am

LakeDawg,hit the nail on the head with his comment.

PTC DAWG

October 7th, 2011
9:11 am

Nice to know the rival fans car, but please AJC, get some type of registration on these blogs.

G

October 7th, 2011
9:32 am

Bill,

What do you think of Blair Walsh’s comments on his missed kicks. He doesnt seem to give a rip.

But the Boca Raton, Fla., product is somewhat flattered by inquires about his 6-for-12 performance on field-goal attempts through five games.

“The good thing about these kicks now is that none of them have really cost us the game,” he said. “It’s nice that people are sort of surprised by it because that means that I don’t miss very often. That’s a positive way to look at it.”

His miss vs Boise was a long one I believe but could have changed the momentum of the game. And last I checked we lost to the Ol Ball Coach by 3 points.

Someone needs to make him more accountable. This attitude really bothers me and needs to change all around. Interceptions and missed field goals will not win big games. GATA coaches dont settle for mistakes on anything!

What are your thoughts? Bill

Aisle10Crew2ndGen

October 7th, 2011
9:39 am

Mr. King,

All of these fans that are cheering for Mason to get more snaps because he looks good in practice. The key word in that sentence is practice. Any one can look good in a green uniform knowing they arent going to get hit in the mouth. Murray hasnt gotten much if any time to make the right decisions. Murray is our QB, it is our job as fans to support him. The Georgia fan base is the ultimate grass is always greenier fan base so much so that our QB is about to play in front of the largest crowd in his young career and there are members of the fan base saying that he shouldnt be starting… That simply just wont cut it. The fan base need to be SUPPORTING our QB.

Thanks again for the article on my dad,

Lil C

He is done as a senior

October 7th, 2011
9:43 am

Walsh is done. He kn ows that he will be drafted, so he is into school maybe, or Susie Sorority or both. Football has paid off for him and now, he is just waiting on the NFL try outs.

He is not the first Junior or Senior to phone it in. AJ did the same thing last year. These NFL bound kids know that it will be a typical IUGA season and that any greater aspirations are just gone with the winf with their lousy performances in B State and SC games.

Frankly, I would bench him.

UGA class of 71 & 73

ATLER (Ramblin Wreck)

October 7th, 2011
9:56 am

Glory, Glory to ‘ole Georgia.
Glory, Glory to ‘ole Georgia.
Glory, Glory to ‘ole Georgia,
THE CESSPOOL OF THE SOUTH!

ugab

October 7th, 2011
10:00 am

Murray is our QB!! He knows the offense. He has big game experience. Alabama does not make a young QB do to much. Murray is only a sophmore. Murray is being asked to make alot a throws. Running game is not consistent enough to take the heat off murray. Murray is being hit alot because bobo wants him to be a pocket passer. Our offense is still to obvious this season. Teams are waiting to intercept the ball. H. Mason could not do any better. BOTTOM LINE; MURRAY STARTS. MASON PLAYS WHEN THE DAWGS HAVE PUT THE GAME AWAY. WE NEED TO SCORE MORE POINTS IN THE 2ND HALF. MR NEEDS PUT TEAMS AWAY. ATTACK, SCORE.

ugab

October 7th, 2011
10:02 am

DEFENSE LOOKING GOOOD SO FAR!!! GOOOO DAWGS!!!

Godawgs

October 7th, 2011
10:06 am

Why are all of these stupid Tech fans on a UGA blog? I know what it is, they were Georgia fans but jumped on the ban wagon when Tech starts doing good. 5-0 in the ACC is not saying that much. It is such a weak conference.

Swami sez

October 7th, 2011
10:26 am

Midget Murray wony get it done for UGA. Book it!