Georgia’s 17-9 win over Florida wasn’t pretty, and it might not have happened if not for a wild play in the final few minutes to seal the win. But the Bulldogs did in fact seal the victory Saturday, their second straight over Florida.
In the process, they may have blown open the SEC Championship and BCS title races as well.
College football fans, welcome to pandemonium.
That wild play came late in the game, with Florida driving down 17-9 after a Malcolm Mitchell 45-yard touchdown run on the previous Georgia possession. With under two minutes to go, Gator quarterback Jeff Driskel hit tight end Jordan Reed in the red zone, and right as the tight end was nearing the goal line, jumped, intending to reach for the end zone.
Unfortunately for Florida fans, Reed never made it.
The ball popped out of Reed’s hands just feet from the goal line and into the end zone for a Georgia touchback. The ‘Dawgs recovered and sealed the win. And they completely altered the SEC title race ...