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Georgia Bulldogs Release "Players of the Week" After Big Win Over Auburn

October 11, 2021

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After Georgia’s dominating 34-10 win over Auburn, we saw more players emerge on offense, as two fresh receivers were able to find the endzone against the Tigers this past weekend. We also saw a big defensive performance from a walk-on defensive back and a former 5-star linebacker.

Here were some of the Georgia Bulldog “Players of the Week” after their big win...


Offense: WR Ladd McConkey

Defense: DB Dan Jackson and LB Quay Walker

Special Teams: WR Jaylen Johnson and DB Javon Bullard


Other notes from Georgia’s big win...

Georgia QB senior Stetson Bennett improved to 7-2 as a starter including 3-0 this season. He got the nod in place of the injured JT Daniels (lat) and finished 14-for-21 for 231 yards and 2 TDs. He went 9-for-13 for 144 yards and 1 TD in the first half to build a 17-3 edge. In the second half, Bennett fired a 60-yard TD strike to Ladd McConkey for a 24-3 lead in the 3rd. Bennett also rushed for a career-high 41 yards today including a career-high 30-yard scamper.
Latest Big Road Win In The Series: With the 34-10 win over No. 18 Auburn, Georgia is now 22-11 versus top 25 teams under Kirby Smart including 3-0 this year. The Bulldogs have outscored their opponents 239-33 this season including 133-10 in their last three SEC games.

Georgia now has a 62-56-8 edge in the series history with Auburn including winning 10 out of the past 12 meetings and 17 of the past 21. The 126th meeting makes the series the second most played active one in the NCAA FBS. The Bulldogs are 6-1 against Auburn under Kirby Smart. Georgia (6-0, 4-0 SEC) returns to action Saturday at home against No. 11 Kentucky. Kickoff will be at 3:30 pm ET (CBS).

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