As the Georgia Bulldogs head north to play the Kentucky Wildcats, Athens-Banner Herald Sports Editor David Ching and former Georgia defensive back Kelin Johnson talk in this week’s Gameday podcast about the toughness of UK.
With victories the past two Saturdays, the Bulldogs have some momentum, but they are entering hostile territory in Lexington, Ching and Johnson agreed.
“This is going to be a much bigger test than what Georgia has seen over the past two weeks,” Ching said.
“This offensive … they go no huddle most of the time and they have play makers,” Johnson said. “But if the (Georgia) defense can create some third-and-long situations, they will be OK.”
Saturday’s game is a do-or-die situation for Georgia, Ching said, but no SEC matchup is ever easy. South Carolina learned that lesson last weekend when the Wildcats upset the No. 10 Gamecocks, 31-28.
Win or lose, fans have plenty of reason to watch, Johnson said.
“There’s still a lot to play for,” he said, pointing out that Georgia only needs three more wins for a bowl bid. “You just can’t get down because you don’t go to the SEC championship.”
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