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Kirby Smart finds no QB clarity in No. 4 Georgia’s 2nd scrimmage

The second preseason scrimmage for No. 4 Georgia provided no clarity to the quarterback competition that continues without a top contender.

ATHENS, Ga. — The second preseason scrimmage for No. 4 Georgia on Saturday provided no clarity to the quarterback competition that continues without a top contender.

After Wake Forest transfer Jamie Newman announced his decision to opt out on Wednesday, the competition took on a different look. Newman was cast by many observers, but not coach Kirby Smart, as the favorite to win the starting job for the Bulldogs’ opening game at Arkansas on Sept. 26.

Following Saturday’s practice, Smart said he’s no closer to finding a starter.

Smart said another transfer, former Southern Cal starter, JT Daniels and D’Wan Mathis worked with the first-team offense in the scrimmage. Freshman Carson Beck shared time with Daniels and Mathis with the second team. Stetson Bennett was with the third team.

Smart is eager to find clarity at the position.

“It’s a work in progress,” Smart said of the quarterbacks. “We had guys today that…

Associated Press

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