LIVE Updates from G-Day

With G-Day comes a proving ground for newcomers, players battling for starting spots, and an opportunity to see growth in the veterans on the roster.
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Saturday brings us our first and last look at this 2021 Georgia Football team. With G-Day comes a proving ground for newcomers, players battling for starting spots, and an opportunity to see growth in the veterans on the roster. 

Join us as we live blog and discuss the game here in our GAMEDAY Open Thread. Dive into the conversation. Tune in for all live updates as the game progresses. The game will be streamed on SEC Network+.

Where Can I find SEC Network+?

So, if SEC Network+ isn’t the SEC Network channel or one of its alternates, then where do you find it? The answer is the ESPN App. However, it won’t be as simple as just downloading the app. You will have to log in with your TV provider to unlock the G-Day game.

Pregame Notes

Georgia has released the gameday rosters for G-Day. 

*Indicates player is injured 

Red Team

Offense

  • QB: JT Daniels, Stetson Bennett IV
  • RB: James Cook, Zamir White, Kenny McIntosh*
  • WR: Jermaine Burton*, Jaylen Johnson, Dominick Blaylock*, Adonai Mitchell, George Pickens*, Justin Robinson*, Demetris Robertson, Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint*, Kearis Jackson
  • TE: John FitzPatrick, Ryland Goede, Brett Seither
  • OL: Warren Ericson, Warren McClendon, Tate Ratledge, Jamaree Salyer*, Justin Shaffer, Xavier Truss

Defense

  • DL: Warren Brinson, Tyrion Ingram- Dawkins*, Jonathan Jefferson, Zion Logue, Bill Norton, Nazir Stackhouse, Tramel Walthour
  • ILB: Rian Davis, Trezmen Marshall, Smael Mondon
  • OLB: Robert Beal, Chaz Chambliss, MJ Sherman, Xavian Sorey*
  • DB: Major Burns, David Daniel, Nyland Green, Kelee Ringo, William Poole, Javon Bullard, Lovasea Carrol

Specialists: Jake Camarda

Black Team

Offense

  • QB: Carson Beck, Brock Vandagriff
  • RB: Kendall Milton, Daijun Edwards
  • WR: Arian Smith, Jackson Meeks, Ladd McConkey
  • TE: Darnell Washington, Brock Bowers
  • OL: Cameron Kinnie, Micah Morris, Austin Blaske, Broderick Jones, Clay Webb Sedrick Van Pran, Amarius Mims, Owen Condon, Devin Willock, Chad Lindberg

Defense

  • DL: Travon Walker, Marlin Dean, Tymon Mitchell, Julian Rochester, Devonte Wyatt, Jordan Davis
  • ILB: Quay Walker, Nakobe Dean, Channing Tindall
  • OLB: Nolan Smith, Adam Anderson
  • DB: Jalen Kimber, Ameer Speed, Lewis Cine, Chris Smith, Latavious Brini,

Specialists: Jack Podlesny, Jared Zirkel

So, it appears the first-team offense will be on the Red team, with the first-team defense on the Black team. 

LIVE Updates

Pregame 

The rain forecasted for Athens has held off so far as the G-Day game gets ready to kick off. Georgia fans are going enjoy an nice afternoon while they get their first look at the Dawgs

First Quarter

(0-0) 14:35 JT Daniels and the Red Team take the field for the first drive of the game. The red team offense picked up a couple of first downs, Zamir White converting on 4th and 2 to keep the drive alive. 

A called sack by Devontae Wyatt set the Red Team offense back as they entered the red zone. A nice coverage play by Ameer Speed, forced them to attempt a field goal.

(0-0) 6:43 Jake Carmada misses a 42-yard attempt to end the Red Team's first offensive drive.

(0-0)  6:43 Carson Beck takes the field first at quarterback for the Black Team. 

(0-0) 5:21 Receiver Ladd McConkey saves a Carson beck batted ball from being intercepted.

(0-7) 3:33 Kendall Milton finds the end zone for the first time in a Georgia uniform. He took in a 7-yard run, following a big catch from tight end Darnell Washington.

(0-7) 3:05 Red Team offense takes the field for their second drive of the game. Ameer Speed almost intercepts JT Daniels on the second play of the drive. JT Daniels was sacked by Nolan Smith on third down. McConkey returned the Jake Camarda punt for two yards.

End 1st Quarter

Second Quarter

(0-7) 15:00 QB Carson Beck returns to the field with the Black Team offense. 

(0-7) 13:22 Bill Norton bats down a Carson Beck pass on first down. A short run on second down by Daijun Edwards, followed by an incomplete pass on third down rounds out the drive.

(0-7) 11:36 The Red Team offense returns to the field. Adonai Mitchell catches a JT Daniels pass for a first down to start the drive. 

(0-7) 4:57 A 3 yard James Cook run followed by two incomplete passes led to a 44-yard field goal attempt by Jake Camarda. Camarda missed the kick wide right.

(0-7) 4:53 Brock Vandagriff enters the game for the first time for the balck Team offense. His opening play was first down strike to Steven Peterson. Brock followed it up with 12 yard scramble for a first down.

(0-7) 3:25 Defensive lineman. Zion Logue recovers a bobbled snap for a turnover. 

(0-7) 3:18 Stetson Bennet enters the game as the quarterback for the Red Team. 

(0-7) 2: 51 Stetson Bennett completes a pass to Kearis Jackson down to the 2 1/2 yard line. 

(7-7) 2:43 Zamir White punches it from the 2 1/2 yard line to put the Red Team on the board. Jake Camarda converts the extra point.

(7-7) 2:43 Carson Beck returns to the field for the Black Team. Beck just missed an open deep shot to Arian Smith on the first play of the drive. He connected with freshman Brock Bowers for a first down two plays later for long pass play. Kendall Milton caught a Beck pass for a first down. Beck heats up with another first down pass to Steven Peterson. 

(7-7) 1:51 Beck overthrows a wide open Bowers from the 19 yard line on 3rd down.

(7-10) 1:51 Jack Podlesny kicks a 36 field goal to put the Black Team back in the lead. 

(7-10) 1:48 JT Daniels and the Red team offense takes the field with under two minutes to go. Following a first down run by Zamir White, JT Daniel was sacked by Devontae Wyatt on second down to set up third and long. A pass to Adonai Mitchell converts the first down to get them to the black team 25 yard line. 

(14-10) 0:10 JT Daniels connects to Adonai Mitchell on a 25 yard touchdown pass. That was the Mitchell's first trip to the end zone as a Dawg. Camarda converts the point after attempt. 

End Half

Third Quarter

(14-10) 15:00 The Black Team receives the ball first coming out of the half. 

(14-10) 14:32 Beck hits Steven Peterson on an 8 yard dart. Kendal Milton breaks two tackles to pick up the first down on 3rd Down.

(14-10) 12:32 Walk On Dan Jackson picks off Carson Beck on a long bomb intended for Arian Smith. 

(14-10) 12:32 JT Daniels connects on back to back first down throws to pen the drive. A Justin Schafer false start on 1st down, followed by a 13 yard sack by Devontae Wyatt set up a 3rd and long. James Cook picked up 2 yards on a draw play. Camarda boomed the kick down to the opposite 15 yard line. Ladd McConkey returned the kick. 

(14-10) 8:43 Jackson Muschamp takes the field at quarterback for the Black Team. After a first down strike and a incomplete pass Brock Vandagriff relieved Muschamp at quarterback. He was sacked on 3rd down. Noah Chumley on the punt.

(14-10) JT Daniels still at quarterback for the Red Team. He connected with Adonai Mitchell for around a 15 yard first down pass. Daniels connected down field with James Cook on a wheel route for a long route. Nathan Priestly caught a JT Daniels pass to get to the 9 yard line. Priestly began his UGA career as a walk-on quarterback.

(21-10) 0:51 Kearis Jackson hauls in a JT Daniels pass for a 9 yard touchdown. Camarda converts the extra point.

(21-10) 0:33 Vandagriff connects on a 20 yard bullet to Darnell Washington to the 45 yard line.

End Quarter.

Fourth Quarter 

(21-10) 12:41 Vandagriff was sacked on third down to set up a 4th down and nine. The Black team was unable to convert the 4th down. 

(21-10) 11:32 Lewis Cine picks off a long Stetson Bennett pass and returned it to the Red Team 37 yard line. 

(21-10) 11:15 Zion Logue sacks Carson Beck to set the Black Team behind the chains to start the drive. The Black Team was unable to convert a 4th down to keep the drive alive. Noah Jones had a long punt to Demetris Robertson. 

(21-10) 9:26 Daniels and the Red Team take over at their own 30 yard line. Kurt Knisley comes in at running back and picks up the first down with three runs. JT Daniels connected with Zamir White and Adonai Mitchell on back to back plays to get the Dawgs down to the Black Teams 41 yard line. 

(21-10) 4:27 Following a false start penalty on fourth down. Jake Camarda lined up for a 57-yard kick. He missed wide left.

(21-11) 4:06 Beck takes the field for the Black offense. The Black offense picked up four first downs on four plays.

(21-16) 2:36 Darnell Washington caught a 15 yard touch down from Carson Beck on the fifth play for a touchdown. The Black Team was unable to convert a the two point attempt on a tackle eligible play to Amarius Mims. 

(28-16) 1:52 JT Daniels connects on 59 yard bomb to Demetris Robertson. 

(28-16) 1:50 Carson Beck and the Black Team offense take the field. The offense picked up two first downs, one on a Carson Beck scramble, and a pass to Braxton Hicks. Kelee Ringo laid the biggest hit of the afternoon on Ladd McConkey. McConkey held on to the ball for a 7 yard gain. Kendall Milton caught a ball for the first down on the 20. 

(28-22) 0:31 Brock Bowers caught a drag route at the 10, to set up a 10 yard yard catch by Jaylen Johnson for a touchdown. Podlesny converted the PAT. 

(28-22) 0:22 JT Daniels took a knee too run out the clock for a Red Team win.

End Game

Injury List

  • WR, George Pickens (OUT)
  • WR, Jermaine Burton (OUT) 
  • WR, Dominick Blaylock (OUT) 
  • WR, Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint (OUT) 
  • WR, Justin Robinson (Limited) 
  • RB, Kenny McIntosh (OUT) 
  • LB, Nakobe Dean (OUT) 
  • DL, Tyrion Ingram-Dawkins (OUT) 
  • OL, Jamaree Salyer (Limited) 

*This article will be updated as the scrimmage progresses*

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