Blocking: The Bulldogs dropped from being tied with Washington State for No. 6 (90.6) to No. 9 (89.2) and maintained its No. 3 (81.6), now (82.6), after its performance against Alabama. After allowing six quarterback hurries on 21 pass snaps against Georgia Tech, the Bulldogs allowed two sacks, two quarterback hits, and eight additional hurries on 44 pass snaps, with one penalty.
Missed Tackles: Georgia had four against Austin Peay, five against South Carolina, two against Middle Tennessee, six against Missouri, six against Tennessee, two against Vanderbilt, six against LSU, six against Florida, five against Kentucky, two against Auburn, five against UMass, and four against Georgia Tech. Against Alabama, the Bulldogs missed eight tackles, with two by Richard LeCounte, two by J.R. Reed, two by Tae Crowder, and one each by Julian Rochester and Deandre Baker. Georgia has graded out the best in the country in
Pass Rush: Eight weeks ago, the Bulldogs were ranked No. 119 out of 130 FBS programs in pass rush grade. After a 76.0 pass rush grade against Missouri, the Bulldogs moved up to No. 75 overall. Following the win over Tennessee, which included a 70.0 pass rush grade, Georgia was tied with Northwestern, Duke, Colorado, and Baylor for No. 41 overall. After the win over Vanderbilt, Georgia was tied with Boise State and Arkansas for No. 33 with a 70.5 pass rush grade. Following the loss to LSU, Georgia dropped to No. 38 in pass rush grade. Following the win over Florida, Georgia dropped further, to No. 48 overall. After the win over Kentucky, Georgia moved up to No. 46 overall, with a 69.6 pass rush grade. Following the win over Auburn, Georgia moved up to No. 43 overall, with a 70.6 pass rush grade. After the win over UMass, Georgia moved up to No. 30 overall, with a 72.7 pass rush grade. After the win over Georgia Tech, Georgia moved up No. 23 overall, with a 73.8 pass rush grade. After the loss to Alabama, Georgia dropped to No. 25 overall, with a 73.7 pass rush grade. Against Alabama, Georgia had 19 total pressures, with one sack and four quarterback hits, including four pressures each from Julian Rochester and Jonathan Ledbetter.
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