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12 teams who could draft UGA star Aaron Murray

  • 6:00 am Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray is set to leave for Phoenix today to start the final month of his preparations before Georgia’s Pro Day on April 16.

“He will work with quarterback coach Terry Shea,” said Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s Atlanta-based agent. “We think the first week he’s there he’s going to be working with RGIII (Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III).”

Here’s the Sunday story on Murray skipping spring break to work on his craft.

Murray tore his ACL against Kentucky on Senior Night and had surgery the following Tuesday.

“He’s been training in Pensacola with the Athletes’ Performance, but they also have the Andrews [More]

VIDEO: Ray Guy on being selected to the Hall of Fame

  • 3:54 pm Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

NEW YORK — Ray Guy, of Thomson, Ga., becomes the first full-time punter to earn election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. An impact player throughout his entire 14-season career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, he was named All-Pro six straight years.

“When I left Southern (Mississippi) and went to the Raiders, nothing changed,” Guy said. “It stayed the same. I was an athlete. I’m still a country boy and I blended right in with he characteristics of the Raiders.

“It’s been a great life for me. It’s been a great road to travel and I’ve learned a lot of things.”

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