Georgia legend Aaron Murray critical of Kirby Smart’s handling of quarterbacks

Former Georgia football quarterback Aaron Murray was critical of Kirby Smart over his handling of the quarterback position and inability to score points.

Georgia football had high hopes for the offense this year that could finally keep up with their dominant defense. But then, Wake Forest quarterback Jamie Newman opted out to prepare for the NFL Draft instead.

Then, USC transfer JT Daniels was still not cleared medically from his torn ACL suffered in last season’s opener.

Then, D’Wan Mathis got the start but was benched after a disastrous first quarter that saw the Bulldogs fall behind an Arkansas team that has many predicting will go winless this season. Oh, that Arkansas team is being coached by former Georgia assistant Sam Pittman to make matters worse.

So now Georgia turns to their No. 4 quarterback on the depth chart, Stetson Bennett who backed up Jake Fromm last year. The former walk-on hasn’t been able to find much success so far and it has former Georgia football legend Aaron Murray openly criticizing the offensive ineptitude from his alma mater.

This is a totally different tune from what Murray was singing early in the first quarter when Murray was preaching patience. It would appear that Smart and the Georgia football coaching staff aren’t following Murray’s timeline during the game because they showed no patience and pulled the plug early.

Regardless of whether the Dawgs get a win vs. Arkansas or not, one can surmise Daniels will have a swift and full recovery from his torn ACL and be cleared in time to take all the starter’s reps and be under center for Georgia’s next game vs. Auburn next Saturday.

The season literally could hinge on his availability.

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