Ge­or­gia re­bounds, beats South Carolina, 28-14

Baltimore Sun - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

Nick Chubb ran for 121 yards and two touch­downs and vis­it­ing Ge­or­gia bounced back from a loss to Ten­nessee on a Hail Mary pass to beat South Carolina, 28-14, on Sun­day in a game pushed back a day be­cause of Hur­ri­cane Matthew.

The Bull­dogs (4-2, 2-2 South­east­ern Con­fer­ence) turned things around by run­ning re­peat­edly and ef­fec­tively. Along with Chubb, Sony Michel had 133 yards on 21 car­ries as Ge­or­gia fin­ished with 326 yards on the ground for its high­est to­tal this sea­son.

“It felt good to know who we are,” Michel said. “Ge­or­gia foot­ball, we’re go­ing to run the foot­ball.”

TheSun­dayshow­case came­about be­cause of Matthew, a de­struc­tive storm that struck the state Sat­ur­day. The SEC and both teams agreed to the new date, al­though the crowd ap­peared sparser than the an­nounced 77,221.

Chubb, who had just one carry the pre­vi­ous two games with a left-an­kle sprain, was im­pres­sive from the start. He ran18 yards on his first carry and ended the drive with a 15-yard touch­down run.

Chubb added a 1-yard touch­down as the Bull­dogs moved in front 14-0. The Game­cocks (2-4, 1-4), who lost their third straight game, could not keep up.

It was the first time since a win over Auburn in 2014 that Ge­or­gia had a pair of 100-yard rush­ers. Chubb was part of that, too, gain­ing 144 yards while Todd Gur­ley, now with the Los An­ge­les Rams, ran for 138.

The Game­cocks cut it to 21-14 on Rico Dow­dle’s1-yard touch­down run with1:40 left. But Terry Good­win picked up South Carolina’s on­side kick at­tempt and took it 43 yards for a clinch­ing score. Sat­ur­day night’s games: DeMar­cus Walker blocked Mi­ami (Fla.) kicker Michael Bad­g­ley’s point-af­ter at­tempt with 1:38 re­main­ing, and vis­it­ing No. 23 Florida State (4-2, 1-2 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence) es­caped with a 20-19 vic­tory over the No. 10 Hur­ri­canes (4-1, 1-1).

Mi­ami was in po­si­tion to tie the score af­ter Brad Kaaya con­nected with Stacy Co­ley on an11-yard touch­down pass. Bad­g­ley had made 72 con­sec­u­tive ex­tra points, but Walker knocked away what would have been the

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