Georgia football: 3 early predictions for the exciting Orange Bowl

Ladd McConkey reacts to scoring a touchdown. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Stetson Bennett runs for yardage against the Florida Gators. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images) /

Stetson Bennett will start for Georgia football and lead them to glory

Georgia football will likely be the starter for Georgia football on Dec. 31, and if he is, then it’s because head coach Kirby Smart and the staff believe he has the best chance to win.

Bennett has helped get the Dawgs to a 12-1 record and into the College Football Playoffs. No matter what the fans say, this young man has done a fantastic job this season.

Does he have some tendencies that make things a bit harder sometimes? Yes, but no quarterback is perfect. Offensive coordinator Todd Monken will have to adjust the game plan so the ball gets out quickly, and he can make snap decisions. Bennett does a much better job when he doesn’t have to overthink things.

He also needs to remember that he can use his legs to make plays. Yes, Alabama took that away from the equation, but Bennett got rattled, and then it was uphill from there.

Heck, for all we know, if JT Daniels gets out of quarantine in time, he may get the nod, but don’t be surprised if he doesn’t, and Bennett is the guy. He has done what he has needed to secure the job and keep it this year. This young man sacrifices himself each week for this team and deserves the fans’ respect.

When he starts against the Wolverines and helps beat them, then Bennett will be the hero, but only to some. It’s tragic too, but that seems to be the way things go with Georgia fans.

Bennett will improve off his mistakes against Alabama and have a big game. It’s his time to shine and to return glory to Athens.