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JT Daniels injury: Status of Georgia quarterback for game vs. Kentucky

Georgia has been fine with Stetson Bennett IV under center. Will that affect if JT Daniels gets to play Saturday?

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3:35 p.m. ET Stetson Bennett IV gets the start for the Bulldogs today.

3:00 p.m. ET And it might be another week without Daniels.

Update 2:51 p.m. 40 minutes before kickoff, here’s JT Daniels warming up and looking like he can go. But as we saw in the Arkansas and Auburn games, that doesn’t mean he’ll be under center for the first snap.

Update 1:26 p.m. The depth chart has Daniels as No. 1 QB, but that’s the same as it was for some other games this season he didn’t end up playing.

Update 11:13 a.m. No progress here, it’s still a game time decision on who will start for No. 1 UGA today.


The No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs are the best team in college football according to the betting odds, despite injuries to starting quarterback JT Daniels. His status is uncertain for Saturday’s home game against the No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats is uncertain, and that game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Although Daniels was introduces as the starter for last week’s game against Auburn in Jordan-Hare Stadium, he ended up not taking the field.

But it didn’t matter as the best defense in college football came through yet again in the 34-10 over the team from “West Georgia.” Daniels did warm up, but couldn’t get it going enough to play last Saturday.

Right now according to head coach Kirby Smart, Daniels “hasn’t been able to do a whole lot” in practice this week. “A little more than he did the week before.”

Daniels has appeared in three games this season, and is completing 76.1% of his passes for 576 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions. In his last time out, Daniels left the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores on September 25th after the Dawgs built a 35-0 lead in the first quarter.

The Bulldogs are 21.5-point favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook with the over/under set at 44.5. The game can be seen on CBS.