Columbia, Mo. — Georgia very clearly is not the best team in the country. It can’t be in a game in which it didn’t take the lead until there was 4:03 remaining in the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs though were able to chip away at Missouri’s lead and come away with a 26-22 win. Georgia moves to 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in SEC play.
The final score indicates just how much of a struggle it was for the Bulldogs. It trailed for nearly the entire game, had multiple turnovers and didn’t score a touchdown until the midway point of the fourth quarter.
Georgia’s overwhelming talent advantage proved to be crucial for the Bulldogs, as Missouri very clearly ran out of gas in the fourth quarter. Georgia’s offensive line finally got some push and salted the game away late thanks to some strong running by Daijun Edwards. He picked up multiple first downs on Georgia’s final drive and scored the game-winning touchdown with 4:03 remaining.
A team that once seemed unbeatable very seriously flirted with danger. The Missouri defensive line got great push throughout the evening and Georgia couldn’t get out of its own way until the fourth quarter.
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