Georgia proves to be “Top Dawg” in their win vs Mississippi State
Georgia grasps 45-19 win in Starkville
STARKVILLE, MS- The #1 Georgia Bulldogs are your SEC East champions after beating Mississippi State on the road.
Going into this game it was crucial for Mississippi state to stop Georgia’s powerhouse of an offense. Which they did a great job of in the first half holding Georgia to just 10 points.
MSU forced two turnovers plus multiple 3rd and 4th down stops, many at the goal line.
Mississippi State’s linebacker Nathaniel Watson lead the game win total tackles with 16 (5 solo), CB Decamerion Richardson hardly trailing with 10 (5 solo). Safety Collin Duncan and LB Tyrus Wheat both grasped an interception for themselves, but unfortunately Mississippi State just couldn’t follow through with putting points on the board.
Smael Mondon Jr. and Malaki Starks lead Georgia in total tackles with eight, five being solo. Georgia was unable to force any turnovers, but managed to keep the air raid at bay allowing only 308 total yards throughout game play.
For Mississippi State, bringing down athletes like Stetson Bennett, Darnell Washington, Brock bowers and Ladd McConkey was not an easy task.
Darnell Washington scored his first touchdown of the season and obtained five receptions for 60 yards. Brock Bowers piggy backed, having also one touchdown and five receptions for 41 yards.
Additionally, wide receiver Ladd McConkey had five receptions for 71 yards and one touchdown as well as one rushing touchdown.
Stetson Bennett completed 25 of his 37 passes for 273 total yards, three touchdowns and 1 interception.
MSU’s quarterback Will Rogers completed 29 of 51 for 261 total yards passing and one touchdown. With no turnovers all game, Zavion Thomas with a 63 yard punt return and that air raid offense contstanly moving those chains, MSU played an impressive game offensively, but Georgia decided to show who’s top dawg… scoring 28 points in the second half and giving up only one offensive touchdown,… bringing a 45-19 win back home to Athens.
Next week (Nov. 19) Mississippi State will host East Tennessee State and Georgia will hit the road again
to take on the Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington.