Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 9/23/12
Though I am still basking in the glow of Georgia’s 48-3 rout of Vanderbilt last night, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention what appears to be a recurring issue in the kicking game—the PAT’s. Last night, true freshman Marshall Morgan missed one extra point due to a bad snap and nearly flubbed another one later in the game—that one was saved by a good bounce off the goal post. Now, I’m not one to rain on the Bulldogs’ win parade, but it’s mishaps like those two last night (mishaps that were witnessed against Buffalo and Mizzou as well) that can sometimes lead to a game being lost or won by one; and with Tennessee next week and South Carolina looming large in the week that follows, you really like to see a bit more consistency in that area. That said, you have to commend the true freshmen—both Marshall Morgan and Collin Barber—for doing so well under the lights. Marshall, in particular, impressed me on the road against Mizzou where he booted a 52-yarder; he showed a lot of poise. And while Barber’s leg hasn’t yet proven to be a boomer, he is holding his own in the conference [...]
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