Know Your Enemy: Georgia Bulldogs

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Nov 2, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; A Georgia Bulldogs helmet sits on the sideline during the first half of the game against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

 

Game 11: Kentucky Wildcats 2-8 (0-6 SEC) at Georgia Bulldogs 6-4 (4-3)

Sanford Stadium, Athens, Ga.

7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

TV: ESPN2/ESPNU

Series record: Georgia is 52-12-2 against Kentucky.

Odds: Dawgs by 24.5

 

Offensive Rankings Out of 125 FBS Teams

19th
484.0 yds/gm
Total
61st
174.6 yds/gm
Rushing
16th
309.4 yds/gm
Passing

Defensive Rankings

35th
146.1 yds/gm
Rushing Def
85th
241.2 yds/gm
Passing Def
53rd
387.3 yds/gm
Total Def

 

After losing in heartbreaking fashion last week to the Auburn Tigers on a last-minute hail mary, the Georgia Bulldogs will attempt to get back on track on Saturday night when they host the Kentucky Wildcats in an SEC showdown at Sanford Stadium.

Kentucky has suspended sophomore defensive back Cody Quinn and freshman defensive end Jason Hatcher for Saturday night’s game at Georgia. Quinn has 26 tackles including 1.5 for loss and three pass breakups. Hatcher, a backup to team sacks leader Alvin Dupree, has 15 tackles and a sack to go with three QB hurries. 

Without Quinn and junior Nate Willis, who is expected to miss a second straight game with a knee injury, the Cats are down to true freshman Jaleel Hytchye and sophomore Fred Tiller as the only corners available with significant game reps.

Hytchye has made two career tackles in six games. Tiller has 39 tackles, four for loss, three pass breakups and two fumble recoveries this season.

Looking at all of the injures and suspensions, one thing is painfully clear: The Cats’ pass defense takes a major hit against a Georgia secondary that is prone to giving up big plays through the air.

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