And then there were two.

The only thing I can add at this point to the Mettenberger dismissal story is that I’m afraid it puts the kibosh on this.  That’s a shame.

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UPDATE: On a more serious note, David Hale wrestles with an appropriate question and provides some valuable perspective.

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UPDATE #2: More perspective here:

… Former UT assistant Ed Orgeron famously told Vol boosters at a quarterback club luncheon last year that he and Kiffin weren’t interested in recruiting “angels.”  Of the 22-man signing class UT landed in 2009, five of those players have already been arrested for charges ranging from attempted robbery to shoplifting to Myles’ booze-related charges.

More than 20% of your signing class arrested within their first 14 months on campus?  No angels indeed.

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17 responses to “And then there were two.

  1. Section Z alum

    what the hayul?

  2. JaxDawg

    On the bright side, it’s one more qb slot for us to fill and maybe it will belong to Christian Lemay.

    Sorry to hear the news. Mett must be really hurting right now but he’ll be a better man for it.

    • Mayor of Dawgtown

      From Caddyshack–Judge Smails to Danny Noonan: “Danny, I’ve sentenced boys younger than you to the gas chamber. I had to do it. I felt I owed it to them.”

  3. Reptillicide

    Well, if there is any positive in this, it’s that the QB controversy is eliminated before it ever really begins.

  4. Prosticutor

    Am I the only one hoping that there is more to the story? I would never want something like that on anyone, but getting the boot b/c of something stupid that a college kid did? Something that nearly everyone did at some point but just happened to get lucky?

    I wish Mett the best no matter what. He definitely had the arm to be a great QB, so I hope he can move on and be successful (unless he happens to play against us one Saturday, of course)

    • Chuck

      I agree there must be more to it than has been reported, but the truth is that all we can do is speculate, and speculation tends to be a twisted path that leads nowhere; at least, nowhere good. Richt has not detailed the reasons and that may be a consideration to Mett and his family as much as anything. We just have to trust CMR.

    • Normaltown Mike

      I would guess Met wasn’t forthcoming about all the details.

      As an aside, the overwhelming majority of these arrests are consistent (IMHO) of a large group of guys at UGA. Most fraternity houses at Georgia (over a 3 year period) have a similar # of alcohol, assault and traffic issues. The domestic one is uncharacteristic, but that kid has serious issues and probably hit the high water achievement mark of his life 1/2 way through the Kentucky game. But hell, some kid from Clemson was kidnapped and beaten by a bunch of rich crazy frat kids.

      This doesn’t excuse it. But Georgia is a large school with an active night life and a police force that doesn’t cover for jocks. I’ve visited schools where you couldn’t find a good time if you brought an 8-ball, Tommy Lee & Joslyn James.

      • Chuck

        I don’t know who Joslyn James is, but I am dang sure gonna google her. :)

        • DawgPhan

          you probably shouldn’t if you are at work…let’s just say she was a friend of Tiger Woods and enjoys the company of several men…for money….on film….that you can get at starship.

  5. Reptillicide

    Chuck Oliver says he’s hearing that Mett got the boot because he lied to coach Richt about what happened. Apparently he was doing some things to a girl at the bar that were not OK, and he got tossed out of the bar, Which is what got him into the deal with the police.

  6. Mayor of Dawgtown

    “Lying to protect the virtue of one of the fair sex is no vice.” Barry Goldwater