Aaron Murray eyes a handoff. (AJC photo by Johnny Crawford)
ATHENS — If you wanted clarity, you came to the wrong scrimmage. The quarterback who looked the best at G-Day is the quarterback who cannot start against Louisiana Lafayette on Sept. 4.
“I think today was a big day toward determining who will be the starter,” said Aaron Murray, but it wasn’t.
Zach Mettenberger outplayed both Murray, who’s considered the front-runner, and Logan Gray, who’s the only Georgia quarterback to have worked in a collegiate game. But Mettenberger, because of his arrest last month in Remerton, must serve at least a one-game suspension.
“Well, he can’t play in the first game,” Mark Richt said. “So that would be a factor.”
Richt declined after the game to name a No. 1 quarterback, but Georgia plans to release a post-spring depth chart, perhaps within a week. And that will be a big deal. Because Richt isn’t in the habit of changing his mind about his quarterbacks.
In the 10 years this coach has
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