Georgia vs Clemson: Live Blog – First Quarter
Live coverage from the Press Box where I just finished watching Jeopardy and drinking chocolate milk. Seriously.
SECOND QUARTER GOING ON HERE.
0:00: Murray runs for 10. Boyd has 8 yards rushing, Murray 10.
0:45: Hold on Georgia. Marshall has 7 carries for just 20 yards.
1:17: Nice hands by Scott-Wesley, who struggled in that area at times last year.
2:20: Georgia takes over on the 3.
2:30: Great pressure by Jordan Jenkins there. Fourth down, Clemson to punt.
2:59: Nice contain on that run by Watkins.
3:59: No sign that Georgia learned to stop the run this summer.
4:12: Keith Marshall put a lot of weight on this summer. It paid off on that run. Nice play call, lots of power on that finish.
4:51: Michael Bennett plays DB and breaks up an INT.
7:04: Malcolm Mitchell has a knee injury.
8:01: PI on Clemson. Tigers be tryin to cheat.
8:50: Michael Bennett, yall. A long, slow drive would be nice here.
8:58: ACC speed is a thing too.
9:29: Already we’ve seen Todd Gurley, Damian Swann and Malcolm Mitchell back as returners.
9:29: Tajh Boyd Touchdown. Clemson leads 6-0 Extra point makes it 7.
10:52: The Clemson faithful boos Leonard Floyd as they don’t think he’s really hurt. I think that’s rude.
11:11: Here’s that Clemson offense.
12:17: The defense is out waiting during the TO. They look like they have a bit of swagger if I may so.
12:17: Murray has time in the pocket but is off target. Solid punt by Barber. Watkins forced to fair catch.
13:41: HUGE 3-and-out to open the game by an allegedly bad Georgia defense.
14:41: Sterling Bailey on the pursuit. Great tackle on first down. Gain of 0.
Q1: 15:00: Let’s do this sucker. Georgia wins the toss. Defers – bold move – until second half. So here comes a young defense. Do it Todd Grantham. Do it evil Richt.
2:30 until Kickoff: Georgia players don’t play. Talking all kinds of trash while Tigers run down a hill.
10 Minutes to Kickoff: Solid national anthem from what I could tell. America is proud.