With freshman quarterback Jacob Eason piloting the ship against a Tennessee team that is coming off a significant victory last week against Florida, Georgia will need all the help it can get. SEC Country reports that is exactly what has happened.
Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 yards later, the quarterback had cruised through the middle of the Georgia defense and into the end zone untouched. It was pretty much that easy for the Rebels all afternoon.
The honeymoon is over for Kirby Smart. Georgia's rookie coach is dealing with his first defeat, a blowout at the hands of Mississippi, and things don't get any easier this week when No. 11 Tennessee visits Sanford Stadium for a Southeastern Conference game that has become a virtual must-win