(Updated 5 p.m. Wednesday)
Former Georgia quarterback Zach Mettenberger hopes to play football at another college. And Louisville is one place he’ll look, according to a website that covers the Cardinals.
After pleading guilty to misdemeanor sexual battery charges in Valdosta on Monday, Mettenberger said in a written statement that he hopes for “a second chance to compete at another university in the nation.” The Scout.com site that covers the Louisville program, InsideTheVille.com, reported Tuesday that its sources say Mettenberger is expected to visit Louisville later this month.
This could get interesting, if anything comes of it.
Mettenberger would be required to sit out the 2010 season under NCAA transfer rules, but do you know who Louisville is scheduled to open the 2011 season against?
In Sanford Stadium.
The Dogs and Cards also are scheduled to play in 2012 in Louisville.
UPDATE: Former Georgia football player Kelin Johnson reports on his website, kelinjohnson.com, that Mettenberger said he has scholarship offers from Louisville and Cincinnati as well as “heavy interest and calls from other colleges and universities, including the University of Tennessee, USC, Texas A&M, UK, Troy, Memphis and Colorado.” Johnson’s website is here.
Former Georgia safety Reshad Jones made a good first impression in the Miami Dolphins’ rookie mini-camp, according to this story in the Palm Beach Post.
If you missed it, Georgia’s men’s and women’s tennis teams yesterday learned their first-round draws for the NCAA Championships. The men’s team will open against UNC Greensboro on May 15 in Athens and the women’s team against Harvard on May 14 in Clemson, S.C.
Second-round winners on the men’s and women’s sides will converge in Athens from sites around the country for the round of 16 through the finals.
Georgia is nowhere to be found in SI.com’s Andy Staples‘ post-spring college football Top 25. Nor are the Bulldogs in his five who “just missed the cut.”
And in yet another post-spring Top 25, Georgia is No. 23 in ESPN College Football Live’s ranking.