Quick hits: Murray a finalist for Golden Arm Award; S Matthews has sprained shoulder

Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is one of five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award for nation’s top quarterback that is a senior or fourth-year junior. The other finalists are Alabama’s AJ McCaron, Clemson’s Tajh Boyd, Fresno State’s Derek Carr and Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch. Murray was invited and plans to play in the Senior Bowl, said tight end Arthur Lynch, who already has been announced to play in the senior all-star game.

… Safety Tray Matthews (sprained shoulder) was in a non-contact jersey Tuesday.

… Backup inside linebacker Reggie Carter also practiced Tuesday in a non-contact jersey. He‚Äôs missed the last three games following minor knee surgery.

… Inside linebacker Ramik Wilson (ankle) practiced in a regular jersey on Tuesday.

NCAA doesn’t reduce Gurley suspension on Georgia appeal

by Marc Weiszer

Three weeks after Todd Gurley was first suspended by Georgia, there is finally closure. An NCAA reinstatement committee on Thursday night denied the school’s appeal to... Full Story

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Georgia’s Collin Barber is among 80 candidates announced for the Ray Guy Award for nation’s top punter. Cut to 10 semifinalists on Nov. 14.

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