Quarterback Aaron Murray is hitting the big 5-0.
In starts, that is.
Saturday‚Äôs game against Appalachian State will mark his 50th career start at Georgia.
‚ÄúIs this it?‚Äù Murray asked. ‚ÄúOh, wow. That‚Äôs a lot of starts. It‚Äôs definitely an honor to play this long at this type of university for this type of program.‚Äù
Murray is on track to own the program record for starts. Kicker Blair Walsh had 53 and quarterback David Greene had 52.
Murray hasn‚Äôt missed a game at Georgia.
‚ÄúThere‚Äôs always bumps and bruises along the way and I‚Äôve had my share of minor injuries here or there through my four years of playing,‚Äù Murray said. ‚ÄúLuckily, knock on wood, nothing serious has occurred. Hopefully it stays like that.‚Äù
Murray has left only two games due to injuries ‚Äî the Auburn game in 2010 when he said he could have returned and one play against Auburn last year. A hit delivered last season by Alabama‚Äôs Quinton Dial after Murray threw an interception was the hardest he said he‚Äôs taken.
‚ÄúThat hurt a lot,‚Äù Murray said.