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South Carolina Stuns No. 3 Georgia With Double Overtime Win

South Carolina stuns Georgia

South Carolina knocked off unbeaten Georgia in double overtime on Saturday, shocking the Bulldogs in Athens in a 20–17 SEC upset that will surely put a dent in the team's College Football Playoff aspirations.

For a majority of the outing, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (295 yards on 28-of-51 passing) struggling to drive the offense. South Carolina sophomore cornerback Israel Mukuamu had three interceptions, including one in overtime, and senior Javon Kinlaw led an intense campaign of pressure on Fromm that yielded three sacks. Coming into the game, Fromm had been sacked once this season and thrown no picks.

One of those turnovers was the first pick-six of Fromm's career, returned 53 yards by Mukuamu at the end of the second quarter.

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It wasn't until near the end of regulation that Fromm found Demetris Robertson for a six-yard score. The touchdown capped a 96-yard drive to tie the game at 17 with less than two minutes remaining. But both teams botched opportunities to win the game as the final minute ticked down, sending things to OT.

In the first overtime, South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle helped position the Gamecocks for victory, but kicker Parker White missed a potential game-winning 33-yard field goal. White later connected on a 24-yard field goal in the second overtime to secure the three-point victory before Georgia's Rodrigo Blankenship missed his kick on the ensuing possession.

The win was South Carolina's first over a top-five ranked opponent since 2013.