LIVE: Updates - Georgia vs South Carolina

Tune in live as we update Saturday night's contest between the (5-2) Georgia Bulldogs and the (2-6) South Carolina Gamecocks.

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Pregame Notes:

Just hours before the game it is reported that Sophomore quarterback, D'Wan Mathis has left the team and is expected to enter the NCAA Transfer Portal. D'Wan initially won the starting job during fall camp and within six series against Arkansas in the season opener was benched for Stetson Bennett. 

It was rumored Mathis was expected to transfer following the Kentucky game. Dawgs Daily on can confirm that there was a meeting following that game where D'Wan Mathis and Kirby Smart had a meeting the Monday following the Kentucky contest where Mathis expressed his issue with playing time and was wanting to enter the transfer portal. 

Sources indicated to Dawgs Daily that Smart delayed the inevitable for a few weeks by calming things down with the situation. Ultimately, at this point this was expected, especially after seeing JT Daniels play in the which he did. But we have it on good authority that this situation was a sensitive one after the short leash at Arkansas. 

First Quarter: 

(7-0) 12:10 - Georgia drives 65 yards on 7 plays for a touchdown. Georgia capped it off with a touchdown pass from JT Daniels to Tre' McKitty. 

(14-0) 5:52 - After walking the ball down the field on their first drive, James Cook has a big run followed by a goal-line touchdown to go up two scores.

(21-0) 2:23 - Georgia forces their second consecutive 3 & Out, then scores on their third consecutive drive.  

Second Quarter

(21-7) 14:57 - South Carolina finally gets on the board. 

(21-10) 6:23 - South Carolina's defense gives the Gamecocks the ball back quickly and their offense answers with a field goal. 

(28-10) 4:31 - James Cook goes untouched for a 29-yard touchdown run to put Georgia up three scores late in the first half.

Third Quarter

(35-10) 11:38 - Zamir White carries the ball in for yet another rushing touchdown for Georgia. 

(38-10) 4:26 - Georgia tacks on a field goal from Jack Podlesny to extend their lead over the Gamecocks. 

Fourth Quarter

(45-10) 14:53 - JT Daniels hits Arian Smith for a touchdown down the middle of the field. 

(45-16) 9:27 - Nick Muse catches a goal-line touchdown pass to cut the deficit some midway through the fourth quarter. 

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