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QB Aaron Murray passes on helmet, shoulder pads

  • 2:41 pm Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Georgia record-setting quarterback Aaron Murray, who didn’t wear shoulder pads nor a helmet,  move fluidly through his Pro Day work out just five months after knee surgery on Wednesday.

He completed 47 of 54 passes. He had three drops, two catches out of bounds, a wide receiver slipped on another play and he had one inaccurate attempt on a windy day. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel came dressed to play for his Pro Day.

Murray just laughed when asked where was his helmet and shoulder pads.

“I think today showed these teams that they don’t have to worry about the knee,” Murray said. “They [More]

VIDEO — Aaron Murray at the NFL combine

  • 5:05 pm Friday, February 21st, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

NFL combine: Murray projected as mid-round pick by Kiper

  • 12:16 am Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Former SEC quarterbacks Aaron Murray (Georgia), Zach Mettenberger (LSU) and Connor Shaw (South Carolina) head up a list of 24 players with Georgia ties invited to the NFL scouting combine, which will run Feb. 19 through 25 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Last season, there were 29 players with Georgia ties invited.

In 2012, there were 26 players invited.

In 2011, a total of 31 players, including No. 1 overall pick Cam Newton, were invited.

Murray, Mettenberger and Shaw are all considered backup NFL quarterback prospects by ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. Murray and Mettenberger are projected to be selected in [More]

VIDEO: Denver CB Champ Bailey on SB48

  • 11:52 pm Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

VIDEO: Denver RB Knowshon Moreno at Super Bowl XLVIII

  • 5:25 pm Monday, January 27th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Aaron Murray hopes to be ready by UGA Pro Day

  • 10:00 pm Monday, January 20th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

MOBILE, Ala. — Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament against Kentucky on Nov. 23, is attending the Senior Bowl.

Here’s my story on how he’s trying to impress NFL teams on our subscription site, MYAJC.com.

He plans to be ready to workout at Georgia’s Pro on April 16. He’s been rehabbing in Pensacola, Fla. under famed doctor James Andrews.