How lengthy does it take to erase 4 years’ price of frustration?
For Georgia in opposition to Florida on Saturday, the reply was seven minutes and 28 seconds.
The Bulldogs (eight-Zero, 5-Zero Southeastern Convention) exploded to a 21-Zero lead that held up all through in a 42-7 win, their first victory over the Gators (three-four, three-three SEC) since 2013.
After forcing a three-and-out to begin the sport, Georgia scored first on a 6-yard landing run from Nick Chubb with 11:34 to go in the primary. The rating was arrange by a 39-yard move from Jake Fromm to freshman operating again D’Andre Swift on the earlier play.
On Florida’s subsequent drive, senior security Dominick Sanders picked off a move and returned it to the Florida 29. Three performs later, senior receiver Javon WIms hauled in his third receiving landing of the 12 months.
The stranglehold was then firmly established on Georgia’s subsequent offensive play. A 74-yard landing run from senior operating again, and Florida native, Sony Michel that put the Bulldogs in management 21-Zero with 7:32 nonetheless left to play in the primary quarter.
The primary quarter blitzkrieg consisted of Georgia outgunning Florida 188-34, with the Bulldogs averaging 17 yards per play.
The remainder of the primary half consisted of each defenses stymying the opposite. Florida had one actual scoring alternative, however it was denied on fourth-and-two from the four-yard line after a drive that spanned 82 yards and 7:34 off the clock.
Florida had one other probability to make it a sport to begin the third quarter. Fromm’s first move of the half was intercepted by Florida’s Duke Dawson and returned to the Georgia 41. However on fourth-and-four from the 24, Franks’ move was dropped in the tip zone by senior tight finish DeAndre Goolsby, losing one other scoring probability for the Gators.
Georgia wasted no time placing the sport out of attain after the fourth down cease. A 5 play drive culminated in Michel’s second rating of the day, this one a 45-yard jaunt by means of the Florida protection that put the Bulldogs up 28-Zero.
The get together was on after that, because the Georgia crowd reveled in a sight that it hadn’t seen since 2013: a Georgia victory in Jacksonville. The Bulldogs tacked on a pair extra touchdowns in the second half en route to the 42-7 victory.