Things to Know About Georgia
Oct. 10, 2007
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The loss of starting tailback Thomas Brown is significant to Georgia's team. Brown was averaging a team leading 138.3 total yards per game. Brown injured his collarbone last Saturday at Tennessee. Talented freshman Knowshon Moreno will get his first career start for the Bulldogs. Senior Kregg Lumpkin will also see time in the backfield.
Wide receiver Sean Bailey leads the team in receiving with an average of 41.8 yards per game.
Georgia is 13-4 following a defeat under head coach Mark Richt. The Bulldogs lost last Saturday at Tennessee 35-14.
Since 2002, the Bulldogs have the second best record in the SEC with a 57-15 mark. Over the past 11 seasons, Georgia is the winningest SEC team at 100-32.
UGA is the only SEC team to be ranked in the AP Top 25 ten straight seasons.
Georgia has won at least eight games in ten straight seasons. UGA's 706 all-time victories rank eleventh in Division I-A history.
Since 2001, Georgia has pulled out 13 victories when tied or trailing at the start of the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs have only allowed 47 points in the second half of six games this season.
Since 2001, UGA has blocked 13 punts, nine field goals, and two PATs and converted the turnovers into 88 points. In that time period, including the blocks, the Bulldogs have scored 12 special teams touchdowns and a safety.
Georgia leads the SEC in net punting average at 38.8 yards.
UGA also leads the conference in redzone touchdown percentage by converting on 16 of 21 opportunities (76%).
The Bulldog offense averages 160 rushing yards per game (8th in SEC) while conceding 130.8 rush yards per outing (5th).
UGA averages 201.8 yards per game (8th) through the air while allowing 190.3 yards per game (5th) via the pass.
Georgia averages 29.5 points per game (7th). Opponents score an average of 20.2 points per game (5th) on the Bulldogs.