Georgia players have frequently mentioned that on Monday they go to the doctor. It’s a metaphor, as the team goes back and diagnosis what went right and what went wrong from the previous game.
Georgia’s trip to the doctor following the loss to Alabama is obviously going to be more of a colonoscopy than a routine check-up. For the first time all season, the Bulldogs lost. Alabama came away with an impressive 41-24 win, its seventh straight win against Georgia. The defense came undone, as it gave up 31 points on five consecutive possessions spanning the second and third quarters.
The offense meanwhile scored just seven points after halftime. Georgia also had four trips inside the red zone. The Bulldogs came away with only 10 points on those possessions.
“We got a wake-up call from a really good team,” Jamaree Salyer said after the game. “If we get a chance in the playoffs, I think that wake-up call will help propel us forward. It’s all about how we respond at this point. To me, that’s the biggest thing.”
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