Originally written February 12, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
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I recently googled “worst four year starting quarterback” while doing some research. The first four results were links to statistical analysis of NFL quarterbacks, but the fifth was to Reggie Ball’s wikipedia. I think Georgia Tech’s fans would agree he doesn’t have much of a legacy on the field, but his statistics weren’t all that awful considering the rest of the team sucked too. This WAS the end of the Chan Gailey Era, after all. Aside for pure schadenfreude, the reason I was researching the worst four-year starting quarterbacks ever is because I was looking for a way to disprove my thesis: that Jordan Jefferson just might be the worst player ever to start at quarterback for all four years. Side note: I realize Jefferson started only parts of two of his four years, but he was always in the mix (especially in his freshman and senior years) and Les Miles keeping him out there against Alabama in the national championship game at least shows the coach’s commitment to him throughout hi...
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