Kirby Smart Allegedly Said In 2017 That Stetson Bennett Would Probably Never See The Field At Georgia, But Was ‘Tough As Sh*t’

Kirby Smart allegedly dropped an incredibly incorrect prediction about Stetson Bennett in 2017.

According to Derrik Allen, he was sitting with the Georgia football coach and Ced Dickerson watching his son work out for Mel Tucker as Stetson Bennett was also working out back in 2017. That’s when Smart apparently dropped a line that hasn’t aged great. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

“That little QB they call him mailman, he’ll prob never play here but I’m gonna bring him in as a walk-on because he tough as sh*t,” Smart said, according to Allen.

Sitting on a golf cart w/ Kirby and @NewEraGrind while my oldest was working out for Mel Tucker & Stetson & 2 other QB’s were throwing for OC & Kirby said “that little QB they call him mailman he’ll prob never play here but I’m gonna bring him in as a walk-on bc he tough as shit” pic.twitter.com/sJWb1byYOv

— Derrik Allen (@CoachdAllen) January 11, 2022

As we all know, Bennett led the way Monday night in the national championship game as the Bulldogs beat the Alabama Crimson Tide 33-18.

He wasn’t ever supposed to be the guy at Georgia,

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