The Dawg House
Views
907
Comments
0
     Last Saturday the Georgia Bulldogs played their annual G-Day Game at Sanford Stadium. Georgia fans have been waiting anxiously all offseason to see if the 2009 season was a fluke or a sign of things to come, and many felt like Saturday's game could be a preview. The game ended with the White team beating the Red team 17-7, but the main story of the game was the QB battle taking place. Three QBs-Logan Gray, Zach Mettenberger, and Aaron Murray- appeared to be running neck and neck prior to the game, and it really doesn't seem like much has changed.

   The winner Saturday was Zach Mettenberger. Mettenberger went 6-of-10 for 150 yards and two touchdowns, while Logan Gray was 10-of-17 for 132 yards and a touchdown and Aaron Murray finished 10-of-22 for 96 yards. Mettenberger looked more comfortable in the pocket, while both Gray and Murray appeared to be pressured much easier. Although Mettenberger had the better Saturday, it must be taken into consideration that he played against the second-string defense, while Murray and Gray played against the starters.

   I thought that Saturday's game would give a clear answer as who would be starting at QB for Georgia this year, but I think it's made the answer harder to find. Although Mettenberger had a better spring game, his offseason arrest and one game suspension puts him a step back. Either Murray and Gray could have sealed the starting job with a dominating performance, but both played at about the same level. The decision is so unclear I fully believe the coaches don't know what they are going to do. Even though I wouldn't be surprised with any of the three QBs starting, I would hate to write a blog and end it with "I'm just not even going to speculate". My prediction is that Aaron Murray will be starting September 4th against Louisiana-Lafayette.   

Comment

Remember to keep your posts clean. Profanity will get filtered, and offensive comments will be removed.


Start Your Own Blog

Start Now

Truth & Rumors

MOST POPULAR

  1. 1
    D'Antoni's newest 'blunder'
    Views
    2758
    Comments
    866
  2. 2
    Bryant headed back to Germany
    Views
    3030
    Comments
    840
  3. 3
    Baseball's top 2015 free agent
    Views
    2410
    Comments
    527
  4. 4
    Shakeup looms for White Sox
    Views
    5149
    Comments
    331
  5. 5
    The NHL's model franchise?
    Views
    2234
    Comments
    139

SI.com

SI Photos