Returns from foot sprain Head coach Kirby Smart said Sunday that Newman is back at practice after missing time this offseason dealing with a mid-foot sprain, Seth Emerson of The Athletic reports.
Impact The Wake Forest graduate transfer was viewed as the frontrunner to win the starting quarterback competition over USC transfer J.T. Daniels earlier in the offseason following Jake Fromm's departure to the NFL. Newman's absence likely didn't help his chances, but Daniels is working back from a major knee injury himself. The competition remains open, but the healthy Newman appears to hold the upper hand right now while Daniels remains on the mend.
AUGUST 16, 2020 • ROTOWIRE