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Jarrett Lee is solid, bordering on very good, ready to move into outstanding.
Forget the stats; Mississippi State has a solid defense and Lee is still settling into the job. But don't be tempted to change signal-callers.
The LSU quarterback, stepping in for the suspended Jordan Jefferson, has been a more-than-capable replacement. Right now, Lee is keeping Jordan Jefferson suspended and Zach Mettenberger on the bench.
And that could mean an interesting quandary at the quarterback spot. Jefferson’s family is already lobbying for last year’s starter to come off his indefinite suspension and reclaim his spot.
Jefferson wasn’t even on the plane to Starkville, according to BayouBuzz.com.
"Everybody is hurt; it's unfair to him," said his aunt, Angela Lucas.
As the website noted, Jordan's suspension stems from an alleged fight back on August 19 outside Shady's bar in Baton Rouge. Victim Andrew Lowery claims Jefferson and a number of players beat him up, and Jefferson went as far as to kick him in the head a number of times.