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Reaction: Georgia WR Mekhi Mews returns punt for TD

Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Mekhi Mews is turning heads through two weeks of the 2023 college football season. Mews had a career day as a receiver in Week 1 against UT Martin. As a returner, Mews is having the best game of his career.

Mews, a walk-on, returned a 67-yard punt for a touchdown to give Georgia a 7-0 lead over Ball State. Mews’ punt return for a touchdown is Georgia’s first punt return for a touchdown since Mecole Hardman scored on a 2019 punt return.

Mews’ touchdown helped Georgia get momentum. The Bulldogs earned a 31-0 halftime lead over Ball State thanks to a massive second quarter.

Let’s take a look the social reaction to Mekhi Mews’ punt return for a touchdown:

The play: Mews shows quickness of punt return TD

Former Georgia DE David Pollack

Mews having a day

Mews opened the game with a kick return that set the Dawgs up past the 40-yard line.

Mews put up numbers in the first quarter

Media praises Mews

Another UGA walk-on showing out

Excellent blocking on punt return

Mews is becoming a fan favorite

Story originally appeared on UGA Wire