Georgia quarterback Brock Vandagriff (12) warms-up next to quarterback Stetson Bennett (13) before their game against the LSU Tigers during the SEC Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Saturday, December 3, 2022, in Atlanta. Georgia won 50-30. Jason Getz /

Source: Georgia QB battle will run into fall drills, optimism growing Todd Monken stays

MOBILE, Ala. — Todd Monken’s immediate future might not be settled quite yet, but there have been no hints the Georgia offensive coordinator plans to move on.

Monken attended a booster-related event on Tuesday night, along with Coach Kirby Smart and the rest of the UGA staff, and was said to be in good spirits.

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Monken has interviewed with the Baltimore Ravens and Tampa Bay Bucs, but he has not been seen attending any Senior Bowl activities, where coaches involved in job searches often attend and network.

The Senior Bowl week of practice has served as an unofficial professional football convention of sorts for years, with NFL leadership and administration from each franchise on hand.

In addition to the players involved in the game being interviewed by different NFL teams each night, a great deal of league business also takes place.

Monken remains a well-respected figure in the NFL coaching community, but his success at Georgia has been noted to the extent that it continues to build and enhance his already accomplished resume.

The Bulldogs are expected to compete for another SEC title and national championship next season, the roster stocked with returning talent.

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It comes as no surprise that Georgia has no plans to settle the quarterback immediately.

It has been a customary practice of Smart’s to allow competitions to play out, even at quarterback when Jake Fromm returned after leading the Bulldogs to the 2017 CFP Championship Game.

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Carson Beck is the leader entering spring drills, but the competition with Brock Vandagriff and Gunner Stockton will not be finished in the spring and will continue through the summer and into fall drills.

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The Bulldogs’ staff is clearly hopeful transfer receiver Rara Thomas will be able to remain with the team after his ongoing legal matter goes through its due process.

Thomas was arrested last month after an on-campus domestic dispute and his status with the team has been in question while the university looks into the matter.

Thomas — a Mississippi State transfer — was brought in to contribute in place of departed “X” receiver A.D. Mitchell.

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