Jordan Jefferson's alleged role in a bar fight last week would appear to put former Georgia Bulldogs QB Zach Mettenberger in line for the LSU Tigers starting spot. That's not the way anybody wants to earn a starter's role, but assuming Jefferson is arrested -- and it sounds ever more likely that he will be -- it's an opportunity.
But, man, has it been a turbulent summer for LSU quarterbacks.
According to The Advocate, Mettenberger had a gun pointed at him while trying to break up a campus apartment parking lot fight on June 5. Teammate Sam Montgomery reportedly got into it with men named Robert Davis and Marcus Adams, who seem to have been looking for a little trouble, leading Montgomery or somebody else to provide said trouble.
According to the report, Montgomery and Davis began to scrap, leading Adams to draw a gun. Mettenberger spoke up in defense of his teammate, at which point the weapon reportedly turned his way.
To be clear: according to the story, Mettenberger did nothing wrong and only attempted to dial down hostilities. He's not under suspicion here.
But geez, Baton Rouge.
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