Published 6:57 p.m. ET Nov. Four, 2017 | Updated 7:39 p.m. ET Nov. Four, 2017
Georgia Bulldogs defensive again J.R. Reed (20), linebacker Davin Bellamy (17) and tight finish Jeb Blazevich (83) have fun with followers after a win over the South Carolina Gamebads.(Photo: Dale Zanine, USA TODAY Sports)
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm proved he can throw — and block slightly, too — as his two landing pbades led No. 2 Georgia to a 24-10 win over South Carolina on Saturday.
Fromm, the freshman greatest identified for handing off to a deep group of Georgia tailbacks, was underestimated this week by South Carolina defensive again Chris Lammons, who stated the Bulldogs “can’t pbad.”
Fromm was correct and environment friendly, finishing 16 of 22 pbades for 196 yards with scoring pbades of 10 yards to Javon Wims and 20 yards to Mecole Hardman. He didn’t throw an interception.
Fromm additionally had the ultimate block to clear the best way for Sony Michel to attain on a direct-snap, Eight-yard run within the first quarter.
Georgia (9-Zero, 6-Zero Southeastern Conference, No. 1 College Football Playoff) has received its first 9 video games for the primary time since 1982. The Bulldogs wanted a Mississippi win over Kentucky on Saturday to clinch a spot within the SEC championship recreation.
South Carolina (6-Three, Four-Three) had its three-game successful streak snapped. The Gamebads additionally misplaced hopes for successful the SEC East.
Nick Chubb ran for 102 yards on 20 carries for Georgia. Michel added 81 yards speeding.
Georgia, accustomed to lopsided SEC wins, confronted a harder problem from South Carolina. The Bulldogs led solely 14-7 at halftime. Each staff had first-half landing catches decided by evaluations.
Jake Bentley’s 12-yard move to Bryan Edwards early within the second half was dominated incomplete earlier than the officers’ evaluate decided Edwards made the catch earlier than going out of bounds. The landing tied the sport at 7.
On Georgia’s subsequent drive, a evaluate decided Wims had his left foot in bounds on his landing catch.
The Bulldogs opened the second half with a 75-yard landing drive capped by Fromm’s landing move to Hardman, who made a leaping catch over Jamyest Williams.
South Carolina’s Parker White kicked a 25-yard discipline aim late within the third quarter. Georgia’s Rodrigo Blankenship kicked a 20-yarder within the fourth quarter.
Following Blankenship’s discipline aim, Georgia stopped South Carolina at its 44 when cornerback Deandre Baker deflected Bentley’s fourth-down move. Malkom Parrish’s interception ended the Gamebads’ closing possession.
Bentley accomplished 21 of 35 pbades for 227 yards with one landing and two interceptions.
South Carolina: The Gamebads gave the Bulldogs their hardest recreation since a 20-19 win at then-No. 24 Notre Dame on Sept. 9. South Carolina stacked the defensive entrance towards the run, forcing Fromm to move. The technique was partially profitable, however Georgia nonetheless ran for 242 yards. The Gamebads had been held to 43 yards speeding.
Georgia: The check from the Gamebads ought to badist the Bulldogs in harder matchups forward, together with the go to to Auburn and presumably within the SEC championship recreation. Georgia confirmed poise when examined early and was spectacular in its lengthy landing drive to open the second half, stretching the result in 14 factors. The win needs to be a confidence booster for Fromm in addition to Georgia coaches when future opponents load up their defenses towards the run.
South Carolina: Hosts Florida on Saturday.
Georgia: Visits No. 16 Auburn on Saturday.
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