For those who were watching as Aaron Murray was carried off the field during his final game between the hedges, our hearts all cringed at the news that our favorite QB tore his ACL. Murray worked his tail off during as time as a Dawg. He inherited a whole mess of rotten luck this season with the bevy of injuries which plagued the Bulldogs, only to get hurt playing his last game in the silver britches.
Here’s a stellar recap of highlights from Murray’s career at UGA.
Thank you Aaron Murray for playing your heart out for the Bulldog Nation. And now as Larry Munson famously states in the Battle Hymn of the Bulldog Nation, “a new generation of Bulldogs stands ready to take the field of battle.”
Here’s everything y’all need to know about Hutson Mason as he prepares to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Hutson Taylor Mason is 22 years old (born Sept. 20, 1991), and a junior studying communications studies. Originally from Marietta, Ga., Mason was a 2009 Parade All-American and alumni from Lassiter High School. In 2010, he appeared in four games completing 9-of-17 passes for 102 yards and a TD.
In 2011, Mason appeared in four games completing 18-of-30 passes for 254 yards and two TDs. He threw for 131 yards and a TD on 8-of-10 passing vs. New Mexico State. Against Coastal Carolina, he completed 6-of-9 passes for 68 yards and a TD and rushed for a TD. Mason was also named one of team’s Most Improved Player on offense at conclusion of spring practice.
Mason red-shirted in 2012. But, he completed 9-of-12 passes for 133 yards and a TD in the G-Day game. In the 2013 G-Day Game, he went 16-of-27 for 191 yards and a touchdown. When he faced off against Kentucky handling the cleanup for Murray, Mason successfully completed 13 of 19 passes for 189 yards, one touchdown, zero interceptions and one touchdown run against the Wildcats.
We can’t wait to see Mason open up against Georgia Tech this Saturday. Hurray for Hutson, and let’s go Dawgs!