Dawgs Demolish Vandy 45-14

Jake Fromm - Mark Humphrey - AP
Jake Fromm (Mark Humprey-AP).

Georgia’s undefeated ships keeps sailing.

The Bulldogs went on the road Saturday Afternoon to face the Vanderbilt Commodores in a SEC match. The Dawgs looked forward to giving a bit of payback to the team that shocked them between the hedges a season ago. The Bulldogs were on a mission kept their undefeated streak going with a 45-14 win over the commodores.

This time around, UGA controlled the game from start to finish.

The Bulldogs opened the game up with a three and out from their stingy defense. They then scored their first seven on the first offensive possession with a 33 yard touchdown run from Nick Chubb. The defense then forced another three and out and scored again with a five yard touchdown pass to Dandre Swift. After another three and out by the defense, Georgia went up 21-0 with a 14 yard touchdown run by Nick Chubb.

Right before halftime, Vanderbilt scored their first touchdown with a one yard run from Ralph Webb.

After halftime it was nothing but the Bulldogs until late in the 4th quarter after the starters were sidelined. The offense scored 21 unanswered points in the second half before Vandy scored their second touchdown. Fresh out of halftime, Fromm threw a deep shot 47 yard touchdown pass to Terry Godwin to put the dawgs back up by 21 points.

After a three and out by the vicious Georgia defense, Sony Michel broke loose for a 50 yard touchdown run to put the dawgs up 28 points.

RB Elijah Holyfield and and kicker Rodrigo Blankenship scored the last couple of points for the dawgs. Holyfield with a 15 yard touchdown run and Blankenship with a 27 yard field goal.

The defense again was as stout as it’s been for the past weeks. With three players missing on defense and two of them being starters, the Georgia defense didn’t miss a beat. Georgia held Vanderbilt to only 64 yards rushing and 172 yards receiving. Leading tackler Roquan Smith led the defense with seven solo tackles, a PBU, and a tackle for loss in the Georgia win.

The offense sold their tickets for this game and next weekends game but the defense fought like this game was a championship.

The Dawgs are now looking to keep their undefeated streak going next weekend against the Tigers of Mizzou. The Bulldogs host Missouri Saturday 7:30 PM at Sanford Stadium on SECN.

Antonio Smith


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