The paths of LSU's Zach Mettenberger and Auburn's Nick Marshall will finally intersect after following parallel treks.
Both quarterbacks started their careers at Georgia, got kicked off the team and then headed to a Kansas junior college before landing once again in the Southeastern Conference. Now, Mettenberger will lead No. 6 LSU against Marshall and the visiting Tigers Saturday night.
''I'll definitely be interested to see what happens,'' Georgia quarterback Mark Richt said, adding he likes both ''very much.''
Both Mettenberger and Marshall have been taking full advantage of their second chances.
Mettenberger is leading a national title contender in his third season at LSU and has been the SEC's most efficient passer. He was dismissed by the Bulldogs in April 2010 because of legal trouble stemming from his treatment of a woman at a bar, and spent one season at Butler Community College.
Nearly two years later, Marshall was boote...