… when you have two quarterbacks, you don’t really have a quarterback.
And I’m not sure Brian Schottenheimer has a quarterback right now.
“Our whole thing has been Greyson starts all the games. We did not really talk seriously about Faton. Those other two guys had had the majority of work (in practice),” Schottenheimer said. “But we know one thing about Faton, if we call upon him I’m certainly very, very confident that he’ll go out there and play very well. But we expect the other two guys, starting with Greyson, to perform better. That’s their job, that’s their role, and I think they’ll bounce back this week and do that for us.”
It was already known that Lambert would start his sixth straight game. Ramsey has also appeared in every game, including in the first half for all but one game. The idea, Schottenheimer sad, is to give Ramsey “meaningful snaps.” That shouldn’t affect Lambert’s psyche, he added, because he’s been through a snap-sharing arrangement before, last year at Virginia.
“We believe in competition. But like I said Greyson doesn’t need to look over his shoulder in terms of who’s starting the game,” Schottenheimer said. “Greyson needs to worry about going out there, moving the team. He knows Brice is gonna come in at some point. And a guy like Faton has just gotta be ready. … Nothing’s changed. That’s the thing that we believe in. That rotation is what it is, and that’s the way it looks moving forward.”
Or as Schottenheimer put it at another point: “It’s not just about his performance. There’s a plan for Brice to play.”
Ramsey went 1-for-6 with two interceptions against Alabama, though Schottenheimer said one of those picks – the one returned for a touchdown – was a good throw. Head coach Mark Richt has described the play as a “miscommunication.”
“The thing about Brice when he goes in there is, Hey make good decisions. The talent’s there obviously,” Schottenheimer said. “Brice’s deal is whenever he gets inserted he just wants to go in there and move the team. There’s no special secret or way of moving the ball. … He’s done that for the most part this season.”
Jeez, what a roller coaster ride we’re on this season.