No. 3 Georgia's defense looks to learn from 'wake-up call'
“We have had discussions on the team about how we are going to build off the game and the type of impact it had on us,” Dean, Georgia's inside linebacker, said Wednesday. Georgia led the nation in scoring defense and total defense. After giving up 536 yards to the Crimson Tide, Georgia dropped to second in total defense, allowing 255.4 per game. If Georgia's defense can win atonement, a possible reward could be a rematch with Alabama for the national championship. “I’ve got faith in this team,” Dean said.wftv.com
Trask, Florida upend Georgia 44-28 in 'Cocktail Party'
His Florida teammates took it to another level, running and leaping into the stands. Trask had another four-touchdown night, becoming the first quarterback in Southeastern Conference history to accomplish the feat in five consecutive games, and the eighth-ranked Gators beat No. Trask and the Gators took advantage, burning Georgia repeatedly with wheel routes while overcoming a 14-0 deficit. If they’re going bracket and take away and double people, he’s going to go to who you’re not doubling or covering.”Once Trask and Florida got going, the Bulldogs did little to stop them. Florida notched a signature win for Mullen, but likely can't afford a slip-up down the stretch to remain in play for a CFP spot.
Georgia star safety LeCounte injured in motorcycle wreck
Georgia defensive back Richard LeCounte (2) tackles Kentucky quarterback Joey Gatewood (2) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Oct. 31, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)ATHENS, Ga. – Georgia star safety Richard LeCounte was injured in a motorcycle accident shortly after the Bulldogs returned to Athens from their victory at Kentucky. LeCounte, one of the team's top defensive players, was taken to the trauma center at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Courson did not say how long LeCounte might be out of action for No. “He was wearing his helmet and (that) saved his life.”The Journal-Constitution said LeCounte sustained a shoulder injury, bruised ribs and several cuts and scrapes. “Glory to God.”If LeCounte is out for an extended period, the Bulldogs will likely go with junior Christopher Smith at the safety spot.