|GEORGIA 30, VANDERBILT 14|
| Attempting to put the game away early, Georgia breezed
down the field on its opening drive and then stopped Vanderbilt's first
drive on back-to-back plays at the Georgia goal line. Musa Smith
ran for two touchdowns, including a 40-yarder.
Key stat: David Greene was 8 for 9 passing for 75 yards, including four passes for 20 yards to Fred Gibson.
| Georgia 7, Vanderbilt 0
Georgia touchdown: Smith 3 run (Billy Bennett kick), 13:41. Drive: 4 plays, 58 yards, 1:19. Key play: On second and three from the 24, Greene faked a handoff to Verron Haynes, who ran for 7 yards on the previous play, and threw to Randy McMichael for a gain of 21 yards to the 3. Smith's touchdown run was his only carry of the drive.
| Georgia 14, Vanderbilt 0
Georgia touchdown: Smith 40 run (Bennett kick), 1:07. Drive: 6 plays, 71 yards, 2:04. Key play: On second and 9 from the Vandy 40, Smith broke through the right side of the line and scored easily.
| Georgia stretched its lead to 21-0 on Gibson's second
touchdown catch of 50-plus yards in as many weeks, this one for 58 yards.
After Vanderbilt answered with a 13-play touchdown drive. Georgia moved 54
yards in 30 seconds for a Bennett field goal.
Key stat: Gibson's 58-yard touchdown reception topped his 55-yard scoring catch against Tennessee last week for Georgia's longest gain from scrimmage of the season.
| Georgia 21, Vanderbilt 0
Georgia touchdown: Gibson 58 pass from Greene (Bennett kick), 6:53. Drive: 3 plays, 49 yards, 1:24. Key play: After a holding penalty took away a 48-yard touchdown pass to Terrence Edwards, Vanderbilt blitzed on a third and 19 play from the Georgia 42. Greene completed a quick screen pass to Gibson, who used a downfield block from Kevin Breedlove and beat linebacker Antuian Bradford on the race to the end zone.
| Georgia 21, Vanderbilt 7
Vanderbilt touchdown: M.J. Garrett 8 pass from Greg Zolman (Chuck Folino kick), :30. Drive: 13 plays, 73 yards, 6:23. Key play: With second-string defensive backs Kentrell Curry and Sean Jones defending, Garrett found a seam in the middle of the end zone. After faking a handoff to Lew Thomas, Zolman found the open receiver.
| Georgia 24, Vanderbilt 7
Georgia field goal: Bennett 27 kick, :00. Drive: 4 plays, 54 yards, :30. Key play: On second and 10 from the Georgia 46, Greene dumped a screen pass to Haynes, who rambled all the way to the 11-yard line, setting up the field goal on the next play.
| With the rain increasing, Georgia lost two fumbles —
setting up a Vanderbilt touchdown with the second turnover at the Georgia
20 — but maintained its lead. Georgia put together a quick answer to the
Key stat: After three quarters, Greene already had 296 yards passing, leaving him four yards away from his second-straight 300-yard game.
| Georgia 24, Vanderbilt 14
Vanderbilt touchdown: Zolman 1 run (Folino kick), 3:23. Drive: 6 plays, 20 yards, 3:42. Key play: The Commodores took over on the Georgia 20 after Damien Gary fumbled a punt and Curtis Brancheau recovered for Vanderbilt. On fourth and goal from the goal line, Zolman faked a handoff to Thomas and kept the ball for a bootleg run to his left.
| Georgia 30, Vanderbilt 14
Georgia touchdown: Terrence Edwards 17 pass from Greene (kick failed), :09. Drive: 7 plays, 66 yards, 3:14. Key play: After a penalty left Georgia with a first-and-goal play from the 17, Greene faked a handoff to Haynes and passed over the middle to Edwards, who left a defensive back behind him on the crossing pattern. Kilgo bobbled the snap on the point-after attempt.
| Seven of Vanderbilt's 23 first downs came in the final
period, but the Commodores fumbled at the Georgia 1 and were stopped on
downs at the Georgia 11.
Key stat: Vanderbilt held the ball 9:12 in the fourth quarter. Overall, the Commodores kept possession almost 10 minutes longer than Georgia (34:40 to 25:20).
Scoring Summary: Georgia vs. Vanderbilt
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