The last Georgia quarterback to lead the Bulldogs to the SEC Championship is going back to his roots in the conference.
D.J. Shockley, who enjoyed an outstanding senior season with the Bulldogs in 2005 that culminated with a win in the SEC title game over LSU, will join the SEC Network as an analyst for the 2017 football season.
The network announced the news Monday afternoon in a release and with a tweet.
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) August 28, 2017
Shockley will be an analyst on the network’s primary program, SEC Now. He will make his debut Saturday on the first of the season.
In 2005, Shockley was the most valuable player of the SEC title game in Atlanta, and he also was chosen as the CFA Bobby Bowden Athlete of the Year.
SEC Network also announced that former Georgia offensive lineman Matt Stinchcomb would host its popular series, SEC Film Room, in 2017.
“SEC Film Room allows us all to peek behind the curtain to see why and how the games unfold the way they do on gameday,” Stinchcomb said in the network’s statement. “It’s exciting to be a part of a show with incredible access to the coaches who build the gameplans and the players who carry them out.”