HOOVER, Ala.–We are going Georgia-centric on the final day of SEC Media Days.
It‚Äôs the Bulldogs time in front of microphones, cameras, and notepads.
Coach Mark Richt, quarterback Aaron Murray, tight end Arthur Lynch and defensive end Garrison Smith will be on the scene.
The beat writers who cover the team and some national scribes will get together with the group before they get going in all the various interview rooms of the Wynfrey Hotel.
Check back here all day for updates. LSU, Alabama and Vanderbilt also go on the final day.
One note: the all-SEC team and media predicted order of finish is schedule to go out at 9 a.m. ET. I‚Äôll post on here after interviews are done with the Georgia contingent.
–Not a ton of news made out of our meeting with Richt.
No decision yet on kicker Marshall Morgan‚Äôs possible suspension. Offensive lineman Austin Long
Yes, Aaron Murray answered South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney saying he was ‚Äúscared‚Äù playing against him
‚ÄúMy response? Here we go,‚Äù Murray said. ‚ÄúLet‚Äôs just get it knocked away. I think the word fear was misused for respect. Definitely a lot of respect for him. He‚Äôs definitely not if the best player in the country, an unbelievable player, a very talented player, a guy that you really do have to game plan for and set a plan for him. Definitely not scared, but definitely respect him greatly with what he‚Äôs able to do on the field.‚Äù
Murray, who took a beating and kept on ticking (eventually) after going up against Auburn‚Äôs Nick Fairley in 2010, said he ‚Äúenjoys getting hits. I‚Äôm not scared of getting hit by anyone by all means. I‚Äôm not worried about who says what or this and that.‚Äù
Murray said Clowney‚Äôs comments ‚Äúwere all over Twitter,‚Äù so he learned of them quickly.
‚ÄúIt pretty much blew up and people tweeted at me, `Did you hear what Clowney said? Did you hear what Clowney said? Did you hear what Clowney said? Whatever. ‚Ä¶If I‚Äôm worried about what‚Äôs going on in front of me I‚Äôm not doing my job.
–Here‚Äôs what Richt said about Morgan, who was arrested a couple of weeks back for boating under the influence when he was asked if he knew what the kicking situation might be for the first game or two:
‚ÄúYou know what? I don‚Äôt know to be honest with you with the placekicking. That‚Äôs probably going to be closer to a gameday decision on what‚Äôs going to happen.‚Äù
An Athletic Association comprehensive action committee has yet to meet to discuss Morgan‚Äôs punishment since a BUI specifically doesn‚Äôt fall under athletic policies.
‚ÄúA lot of vacation between Greg (McGarity) and me and other people,‚Äù Richt said. ‚ÄúJust really haven‚Äôt been able to hook up on that.‚Äù
–And the status of Long, the backup offensive lineman, ‚Äúis kind of undetermined,‚Äù Richt said.
‚ÄúHe is going through some academic stuff right now,‚Äù Richt said.
Richt said he wasn‚Äôt sure if Long is taking part in summer workouts.
‚ÄúI‚Äôm not out there watching,‚Äù he said.
Here is everything that Richt said at the podium, courtesy of the SEC site.
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