Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs open the 2018 season at home Saturday against Austin Peay. (Video by Leo Willingham)

Smart still won’t announce starting QB as UGA begins game week

Here are a few quick takeaways from Kirby Smart’s press conference in Athens Monday as UGA prepares for Saturday’s season opener against Austin Peay:

Who will start at quarterback? ‘Not announcing any starting lineup, there’s really no true plan in place right now ... Both (Justin Fields and Jake Fromm) have worked their tail off in camp .... both have prepared to play, game will dictate how they play.’

On facing Austin Peay: ‘I know our guys are excited, they’ve worked hard in camp .... chomping at the bit to face someone other than ourselves.

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On possibly taking Austin Peay lightly: ‘Have a lot of respect for this team, like we did App State last year’s our message - go out each game and dominate physically, mentally, wear ‘em down. Doesn’t matter who we’re playing.’

On transfer Demetris Robertson: ‘Extremely competitive in the special teams department. Punt, punt return, kickoff. Really working hard with the receivers.’


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