Kirby Smart discusses UGA's quarterback battle

Kirby Smart held his opening press conference of the spring on Tuesday and discussed the quarterback position as we enter the 2023 season.

With two-time national championship-winning quarterback Stetson Bennett off to the NFL,

Kirby Smart will once again be faced with a decision to make at the quarterback position.

He’ll be joined in that decision making process by offensive coordinator and former Georgia passer Mike Bobo.

The three guys who could contend for Georgia’s starter at quarterback are Carson Beck, Brock Vandagriff and Gunner Stockton.

Smart said the competition will open this spring with Beck and Vandagriff splitting first team reps over the next month.

1. Carson Beck: Year: Redshirt junior Height and weight: 6-foot-4, 215 pounds As a recruit: Class of 2020, 4-star, No. 5 pro-style quarterback

2. Brock Vandagriff: Year: Redshirt sophomore Height and weight: 6-foot-3, 205 pounds As a recruit: Class of 2021, 5-star, No. 4 quarterback

3. Gunner Stockton: Year: Redshirt freshman Height and weight: 6-foot-1, 210 pounds As a recruit: Class of 2022, 4-star, No. 7 quarterback


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