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NFL.com's Charles Davis wrote that he would begin considering selecting Georgia's Aaron Murray in the second round.

"Due to a late-season knee injury that kept him out of the postseason all-star games and the NFL Scouting Combine and has limited him in individual workouts, Murray has been below the radar," Davis wrote. "Some are leery of his height (below 6-foot-1). Others question his arm strength. I see a 52-game starter in the SEC who left as the all-time leader in passing yardage, with 121 touchdowns, and got better every year. On film, I see plenty of wide-field throws as well as numerous downfield shots taken (and completed). Tough, competitive, smart (two-time Academic All America). Let the word get out: Aaron Murray is a QB to be considered. Strongly." Murray's agent Pat Dye, Jr. has heard from "dozens" of NFL teams about his client. The signal-caller will throw at the Bulldogs' pro day on Wednesday after undergoing ACL surgery in November.
Source: NFL.com
Apr 10 - 10:34 PM

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says Georgia's Aaron Murray is as accurate as any QB in the 2014 class.

"This kid gets it," Mayock said. "He's as accurate as any quarterback in the draft is. ... I really like the kid. I've got to do some more homework on him, because he's kind of changing my perception right now." The analyst said that the more tape he watched of Murray, the more that he liked him. Murray, of course, is the all-time SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). Murray's agent Pat Dye, Jr. said last month that the signal caller has garnered interest from Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. Over the weekend, Dye said "dozens" of NFL teams have contacted him about his client.
Apr 7 - 9:22 PM

Georgia QB Aaron Murray will throw at the Bulldogs' pro day on April 16.

The Bulldogs' signal-caller tore his ACL less than five months ago. "He looks great," Murray's agent Pat Dye Jr. said. "I mean, his body composition looks great, his knee looks great, he's moving around really well, he's not favoring it at all. His strength and conditioning coaches and his movement coaches down there say they've very rarely had anybody come through there with the kind of work ethic, drive and passion that he has." Murray is only wearing a light knee brace at this point. Dye added that "dozens" of NFL teams have contacted him about his client.
Apr 6 - 10:16 PM

Georgia hasn't ruled out redshirting junior RB Keith Marshall next season.

This possibility has been rumored since late last season. Marshall's 2013 campaign ended prematurely when he tore the ACL in his right knee in October. If the Bulldogs give him an extra year to heal, he'd have two seasons eligibility left after Todd Gurley likely declares for the draft in 2015. "Right now the plan is to see how far along he is, and then do what’s going to be best for him," RB coach Bryan McClendon said. "That’s going to be priority No. 1. To do what’s best for him. And that way, I think everybody will be able to sleep good at night." Marshall was the Bulldogs’ second-leading rusher with 246 yards when his knee gave out.
Apr 3 - 7:10 PM

ESPN's Kevin Weidl writes that Georgia QB Aaron Murray possesses a "below average skill set with everything you want above the shoulders."

"Murray has strong field presence, a great understanding for situational football and has brass as a competitor. Very good facilitator," Weidl wrote after completing a film evaluation. "Murray will have limitations, will only fit in certain systems. To his credit though he maximizes everything he has in the tank physically." Murray is the all-time SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said last week that the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City.
Mar 30 - 7:52 PM

NFL Media analyst Charles Davis believes Georgia QB Aaron Murray could be an alternate option in the third round for the Houston Texans.

"I don't think the third round is too early to consider Murray. He creeps into the conversation more and more when you look at his overall production at Georgia -- he left the school as the SEC record holder in passing yards (13,166) and TD passes (121). He has great experience as a four-year starter in the SEC, and improved throughout his career. He's capable of surprising people at the next level," Davis wrote. Even though Murray is coming off an ACL injury, his name continues to generate some buzz. Murray doesn't have the ideal size or arm strength, but could take advantage of his accuracy, ball placement, and his ability to throw on the move. In the right system Murray could a very good developmental project at the next level.
Source: NFL.com
Mar 29 - 12:08 PM

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday that 12 teams have expressed interest in Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

Murray is currently in Phoenix preparing for Georgia’s pro day on April 16. Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. "There’s just a real positive buzz about Aaron with the teams," Dye said. "He’s well ahead of schedule [from ACL surgery in November] and he should be fine to start training camp or at some point during training camp. Whether if that’s the first day or two weeks into it. Aaron swears he’ll be ready by training camp, a full go."
Mar 23 - 6:34 PM

Georgia QB Aaron Murray has a "hot name" in scouting circles, says ESPN's Todd McShay.

"He showed toughness this year, he can handle pressure," McShay said. "He doesn't have great size, he has marginal arm strength, but in the right system, a Sean Payton system, he can have success and be a really good backup, and who knows, one day could maybe be a starter." Murray, progressing well from ACL surgery in November, is hopeful he will be able to work out at Georgia’s pro day on April 16.
Mar 22 - 4:39 PM

Scout Inc.'s Kevin Weidl cautions teams from the AFC East, AFC North and NFC North from drafting Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

The thinking is that, because Murray's lackluster size will give him trouble in collapsing pockets and his noodle won't compensate, he shouldn't regularly be playing in inclement weather. "Murray’s best chance at developing and maximizing his skill set will come if he is able to team up with a creative offensive mind, like a Sean Payton in New Orleans, who relies on quick decision-making and getting the ball out in a timely manner," wrote Weidl. Murray, progressing well from ACL surgery in November, is hopeful he will be able to work out at Georgia’s pro day on April 16.
Mar 21 - 12:54 AM

Georgia head coach Mark Richt addressed the recent arrest of four players -- including safety Tray Matthews -- on Tuesday.

Matthews, defensive linemen Jonathan Taylor and James DeLoach and wide receiver Uriah LeMay were arrested after a failed scam involving stipend checks. "At Georgia, we’ve never tried to hide things," Richt said. "If somebody makes a mistake, we clean it up. We don’t hide it. In due time, everyone’s going to know what’s going to happen because of it. Some things when it comes to discipline are very public and some things aren’t. I’m not sure exactly where this is going to fall. If there’s something that we need to let everybody know, we’ll let y’all know." Richt insinuated that game suspensions or even possibly dismissals were not out of the question.
Mar 19 - 8:17 PM

Georgia TE Arthur Lynch shares similarities with the Steelers' Heath Miller, according to NFL Films' Greg Cosell.

The analyst stresses that Lynch isn't at Miller's level, but "his skill set is reminiscent" of the Steelers' stalwart "in that he's a combination blocker and receiver." Lynch, a highly regarded prep prospect, excels as an in-line blocker. He'll be a third-day pick.
Mar 19 - 7:26 PM

Georgia RB Todd Gurley was a full participant during the first day of spring practice.

Gurley dealt with ankle and hip injuries for a good portion of the 2013 season, and he recently said his legs were bothering him. The Georgia ball carrier is the best running back in the country and highlights a loaded class in next year's draft.
Mar 19 - 9:53 AM

Four Georgia players, including sophomore-to-be S Tray Matthews, were arrested and charged with theft by deception.

Defensive linemen Jonathan Taylor and James DeLoach and wide receiver Uriah LeMay were the other three players arrested. The peculiar part of this story is the football players stole from the UGA Athletic Association, to the tune of 11 student tuition checks for a total of $786.50. "Matthews, Taylor and DeLoach are alleged to have electronically deposited the checks through a mobile banking app into three different Wells Fargo accounts and then cashed the same paper check at an unknown local convenience store with an account at SunTrust bank," beat writer Marc Weiszer writes. Georgia will begin spring practice on Tuesday.
Mar 18 - 9:52 AM

NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger says Georgia QB Aaron Murray will have the best career of any signal caller in the 2014 class.

"I like Manziel, but I think he's going to get hurt," said Baldinger. "I think Bridgewater is going to go to a bad team. I think he's the best quarterback right now, but the question was, who is going to have the best career. I just think a guy like Aaron is probably going to go to a team where they may not need a quarterback (immediately). Where he goes, there may be no pressure." Murray, a four-year starter at Georgia, owns SEC records for passing yardage (13,166) and completions (921). The 6-foot, 207-pound Murray, who suffered a torn ACL in November, is a likely Day 3 pick. "Most of the great quarterbacks in this league right now, whether it's Manning, Rivers or Brees, they played a lot of college games," Baldinger said. "And this guy played as many as anybody in the country. ... When I watch him, he looks as good as anybody. He's got a good arm, he snaps the ball off, he's smart. He's probably going to get underdrafted."
Source: NFL.com
Mar 17 - 9:36 PM

NFL Films' Greg Cosell says the problem with Georgia QB Aaron Murray is his size, lack of arm strength, and confinement to the pocket.

Cosell added that Murray's arm is better than AJ McCarron's. The analyst mused at one point about Murray's ability to turn into another Drew Brees. "Brees is the exception," Cosell said. "Normally, 6-foot pocket quarterbacks without great feet, who do not have big arms, do not become quality NFL starters." The 6-foot, 207-pound Murray suffered a torn ACL in November, so he's facing even greater odds than most.
Mar 6 - 11:29 PM


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