Inside the numbers

Brandon Sudge, Staff
GA Varsity

Radi Nabulsi

-3 :At the end of the third quarter Samford had minus three yards rushing on 17 attempts.

-1 : Number of total punt return yards for Samford

0 : After another game with multiple dropped defensive opportunities, Georgia is still without an interception three games into the season.

0 : Number of receptions by Georgia's tight ends in the game

2 : Terry Godwin’s two touchdowns gave the junior his first multi-touchdown game since his freshman season in 2015. Godwin’s touchdown total is now at three, tying a career-high.

2 : Lorenzo Carter’s relentless pass rush continues as he collected two sacks on Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges.

2.4 : Georgia’s (4.7) advantage in yards-per-play over Samford (2.3).

3 : A career-high in touchdowns for quarterback Jake Fromm.

3 : Number of fourth-down attempts for Georgia, of which it only converted one.

4 : The number of consecutive three-and-outs forced by Georgia’s defense to open the game.

5 : Mecole Hardman’s first collegiate touchdown came from five yards out. Hardman switched from defensive back to wide receiver in the offseason.

5 : True freshman Monty Rice had the second-highest tackle total against Samford with five. Most of his action came in the fourth quarter.

7 : On seven kickoffs, place-kicker Rodrigo Blankenship placed them all in the end zone for touchbacks.

7 : Georgia had seven different players collect a rushing carry with Sony Michel (ankle) out with injury. One of the Bulldog ball carriers included walk-on Prather Hudson, who collected 15 yards on six carries.

8 : After three non-conference games to open the campaign, Georgia will play eight straight games against SEC opponents before finishing the season at Georgia Tech.

8.2 : Yards per carry for senior running back Nick Chubb

9 : After 12 penalties at Notre Dame, Georgia put together a cleaner performance against its FCS foe with nine less flagged miscues.

10 : Number of carries for freshman running back D’Andre Swift after Smart stated the need to “get him the ball more.” Swift had nine carries for 84 yards and a touchdown; along with one reception for 10 yards.

22 : Number of rushing yards for Samford.

23 : Number of rushing attempts by Samford

24 : Kickoff return yards by wide receiver Jayson Stanley in his first career attempt.

42 : Georgia’s highest scoring output under Smart and offensive coordinator Jim Chaney.

44 : Number of lost rushing yards for Samford.

47 : The 47-yard pass from Fromm-to-Riley Ridley was Georgia’s longest play of the year.

57 : Cameron Nizilaek had one punt go for 57 yards, flipping the field for Georgia.

60 : Georgia converted 60% of its third down opportunities (9 of 15).

69 :Georgia ran 69 offensive plays

131 : Total rushing yards for Chubb. It’s the 19th game in which Chubb has rush for 100 yards or more in his Georgia career.

459 : Georgia’s total offensive production in yards against Samford.

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