March 5, 2007

Stafford confident as spring camp begins

Quarterback Matthew Stafford will lead the Georgia Bulldogs onto the practice fields to open spring camp on Monday afternoon, and while he played well as a freshman in 2006, many in Athens feel the best is yet to come.

Stafford, a 6-foot-3, 237 pound sophomore out of Dallas, Texas, was the only one of the four quarterbacks to play in all 13 games last season. He was 6-2 in the eight games that he started, which included wins over Auburn, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech; each was ranked in the top 25.

Still, last season will not only be remembered for winning those last three games and the emergence of Stafford at quarterback. Along with those recollections are losses to Kentucky, Vanderbilt, and a blowout home loss to Tennessee.

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