Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 9/9/12
Last night I watched Georgia do something I haven’t seen it do very much over the last couple seasons—win a big football game when they look defeated. The first half of last night’s game against Mizzou—at least from an offensive standpoint—was crappy. Michael Bennett was dropping passes (Michael freaking Bennett was dropping passes), Aaron Murray looked jumpy and out of rhythm…as usual (I could have sworn he said he was working on calming down), the offensive line was showing it’s youth (with multiple false starts by true frosh John Theus and junior Kenarious Gates being the worst offenders of the bunch), the run game was decent but not spectacular, and special teams wasn’t goofing up, but a missed PAT by Marshall Morgan had more than a few fans nervous early. Add to that, an ill-advised gaffe by Malcolm Mitchell—who attempted to make a play on a punt when he should have just let it bounce—and a quick interception by Murray following a Georgia forced fumble and you have the recipe for just the type of play that plagued the Bulldogs all last year; plays that turned what might have  been big wins into devastating losses. However, the way they turned things [...]
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