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No. 7 Bulldogs use big second half to beat No. 9 Gators

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Georgia Bulldogs fans have the bragging rights over the Florida Gators fans for at least one more year. The No. 7 Bulldogs defeated No. 9 Gators, 36-17, on Saturday afternoon at the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

Georgia now leads the all-time series 52-43-2. The Bulldogs have won the past two meetings.

In fact, Georgia has outscored Florida 78-24 in those two games.

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm attempting a pass against the LSU Tigers
Jake Fromm attempting a pass against the LSU Tigers (Getty Images)

Georgia improved to 7-1 on the season. They are now 5-1 within the conference.

The Bulldogs get back on track with a win after they were blown out by No. 13 LSU 36-16 in their previous game.

Florida has now fallen to 6-2 on the season. They are now 4-2 within conference play.

This loss snapped their five-game win streak.

Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm went 17 of 24 for 240 yards. He also had three touchdowns.

D’Andre Swift had 12 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown. Elijah Holyfield had 20 carries for 71 yards.

Isaac Nauta had five receptions for 73 yards. Jeremiah Holloman had four receptions for 48 yards and two touchdowns. Riley Ridley had two receptions for 37 yards. Terry Godwin had a 24-yard touchdown reception.

Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks went 13 of 21 for 105 yards. He also had a touchdown and an interception.

Lamical Perine had 14 carries for 62 yards. Jordan Scarlett had eight carries for 56 yards. Franks had eight carries for 30 yards and a touchdown.

Freddie Swain had two receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown. Trevon Grimes had two receptions for 18 yards. Kadarius Toney had three receptions for 18 yards.

Georgia scored 23 second-half points. Fromm hit Holloman for a 12-yard touchdown reception. Fromm also hit Godwin for a 24-yard touchdown reception.

Swift also scored on a 33-yard rushing touchdown. Rodrigo Blankenship also made an 18-yard field goal.

Florida scored 10 second-half points. Franks hit Swain for a 36-yard touchdown reception. Evan McPherson also made a 42-yard field goal.

The Bulldogs led 13-7 at halftime. Fromm hit Holloman for a 16-yard touchdown reception. Blankenship also made two field goals.

Gators’ Franks scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

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