Georgia Captains: Sony Michel, Nick Chubb, Roquan Smith
Georgia defers. Auburn to receive opening kickoff.
Auburn marches 75 yards on their opening possession of the game. Stidham connected with Craig-Meyers on third down from the Georgia 6 yard line. Auburn leads 7-0.
Georgia picks up a couple of first downs on its opening possession but has to punt the ball back to Auburn after the Auburn defense sacks Fromm on third down.
End of 1st Qtr: Georgia 0 Auburn 7
After the teams exchanged punts, Auburn was driving and approaching Georgia’s Red Zone when Bellamy forced a Stidham fumble. Georgia defense recovers.
After the turnover, Georgia marches 84 yards keyed largely by a couple of nice receptions by Mecole Hardman. Capped off by a 2 yard TD reception by Isaac Nauta. Georgia 7 Auburn 7
After the Georgia defense forced an Auburn punt, the Georgia offense marched 58 yards capped off by a 27 yard Blankenship FG. Georgia appeared to score on TD pass to Terry Godwin but the refs called pass interference on Javon Wims and backed the Bulldogs up to the 17 yard line. Georgia 10 Auburn 7
End of 1st Half: Georgia 10 Auburn 7
Mecole Hardman was the leading receiver/rusher for the first half with 62 yards on 3 catches. Nick Chubb rushed for 33 yards and Sony Michel rushed for 32. Fromm was 9-10 with 119 yards passing.
Georgia will receive the 2nd half kickoff.
Georgia received the opening kickoff and was forced to punt after managing only 1 first down.
After starting their opening drive of the 2nd half at their own 20, Auburn drove 66 yards. Carlson’s 31 yard FG attempt was blocked by Georgia’s Daquan Hawkins-Mucklek. Georgia leads 10-7.
Georgia drives 65 yards and gets a 35 yard FG from Blankenship. Godwin had a nice catch and Chubb had a 20 yard run that put the Bulldogs in position to kick a FG to extend their lead. Georgia leads 13-7.
End of 3rd Qtr: Georgia 13 Auburn 7
On Auburn’s first snap of the 4th quarter, Lorenzo Carter punched the ball out of Kerryon Johnson’s hands. Roquan recovered for the Bulldogs.
Georgia quickly drives 39 yards and scores when Fromm hits Godwin for a 7 yard TD reception. Georgia converts a 2 point conversion on a Wims reception. Georgia leads 21-7.
D’Andre Swift takes a rush around left end 64 yards to put the Bulldogs up 28-7.