Trying to unravel mystery of Georgia football quarterback as Bulldogs take on Auburn


Georgia played two quarterbacks in their season opener against Arkansas. He then started the week by adding a third name to the mix as Kirby Smart started the week by announcing that JT Daniels was cleared to play against Auburn.Daniels’ news makes an already messy shift situation even more complex. D’Wan Mathis took the start last week, but it’s undeniably clear that Stetson Bennett had the best game against Arkansas.

Daniels has the best pedigree, however, and arrived this summer as a transfer from USC. Smart provided an update on Daniels on Wednesday of this week, and the Georgia head coach was not so revealing.

“He continues to work. He’s doing a great job – happy to have been eliminated because he’s able to play now, ”said Smart. “We are delighted to see him and see what he does.”

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Smart was also asked about Mathis’ situation after starting his career.

“He continues to work. He’s getting better. He’s growing up as a player, ”said Smart. “He learned from some of his mistakes, and [we’re] trying to get the players around him to play better so he can be successful.

The Bulldogs won’t have the luxury of coping with ineffective quarterback play this Saturday, however, as they host the Auburn Tigers at Sanford Stadium. College GameDay will be in town for the first Top 10 game of the season.

So what will the Bulldogs do in the quarterback? And what should they do? Team DawgNation of Brandon Adams, Mike Griffith, Jeff Sentell and Connor Riley discuss the Georgia quarterback’s complicated situation.

Among the other topics discussed:

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