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WATCH: Georgia Bulldogs Fans Light up Sanford Stadium for the Final Time in 2021

November 20, 2021

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ATHENS - Watch as fans of the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs celebrate their team at home for the final time this season. 

*Defense Posts Another First Half Shutout: Top-ranked Georgia, the national leader in Scoring Defense (7.6 ppg), held CSU to no points in the first half as the Bucs ran 32 plays for 28 yards (7 passing, 21 rushing). Also, Georgia did have three sacks.
Today marked the sixth team this year to be shut out in the first half. In the sack department, Travon Walker (4.0 for the season) and Channing Tindall (4.5) combined on one while Robert Beal, Jr. (3.5) and Devonte Wyatt (2.5) notched one.
Senior nose Jordan Davis scored a one-yard TD on a rush becoming the first member of the defense to score a TD while on offense since Jalen Carter caught a one-yard pass from Stetson Bennett versus Tennessee.
*Pouring On The Points: Georgia tied a school record with 49 points in a half, matching the mark set in 2011  against New Mexico State and 1994 (Northeast Louisiana), all doing it in the first half. Georgia posted 368 yards of total offense 43 plays (8.6 avg.). Six different Bulldogs scored a touchdown in the first half.
*Bennett Leads Bulldogs: Senior QB Stetson Bennett finished the first half 8-for-14 for 105 yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT.  He got the start for the seventh straight week and eighth time overall this year. He had a 32-yard TD pass to Kenny McIntosh to convert a 4th-and-5 in the first quarter. With 12:04 left in the first half and Georgia leading 35-0, junior QB JT Daniels saw action, and he was 7-for-10 for 73 yards and one TD.
*Top Targets: Nine different Bulldogs caught a pass in the first half. Freshman Brock Bowers led the team with four catches for 36 yards and 2 TDs. He set a Bulldog record for TD catches in a season by a tight end with two more today to give him eight. He caught a 4-yarder from Bennett and a 6-yarder from Daniels. For Bowers, it was his fourth game this year with two TDs. Junior RB Kenny McIntosh caught a career-long 32-yard TD pass on 4th-and-5 in the first quarter. It marked the second TD pass on 4th down this year for the Bulldogs, also doing it against Missouri on a 4th-and-6 with a 35-yard pass to Arian Smith.
*Rushing Highlights: Georgia tallied 195 rushing yards on 19 attempts (10.3 avg) and 4 TDs. Senior Zamir White tallied 83 yards on four carries including a 40-yard TD for his 10th score of the season and 24 for his career. Senior James Cook had six carries for 57 yards including 1 TD. Sophomore Diajun Edwards collected his second TD this year, a six-yarder, and third of his career. White’s first carry of the day gained 38 yards while Cook had a season-long 40 yard rush and a three-yard TD. Senior nose Jordan Davis had first two career carries for two yards including a 1-yard plunge for his first career TD and a 7-0 lead.
*Special Teams Summary: Senior punter Jake Camarda had one punt for 46 yards. Junior Jack Podlesny went 7-for-7 on PATs. He is now 54-for-55 on PATs. Junior Kearis Jackson had a season-long 41-yard punt return.
*Game Captains/Coin Toss/For Starters: The captains were seniors Zamir White (RB), Channing Tindall (ILB) and Devonte Wyatt (DL). CSU won the toss and deferred the football until the second half. The only first-time starter was senior Robert Beal, Jr. (OLB).




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