Georgia Football: 3 simple offensive keys for Week 9 against Missouri

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Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Kearis Jackson catches a touchdown pass in the end zone during the annual Florida Georgia rivalry game at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville Fla. October 30, 2021. (Photo by Gainesville Sun)

Coming off an absolute beating of their rival Florida, Georgia football is still flying high.

The Dawgs are now 8-0 and still the No.1 team in the country. Everything seems to be going right for the Dawgs, but that doesn’t mean to start slacking off and getting complacent.

Yes, Georgia got over the last predicted hurdle before the SEC Championship, but the next four games need the same energy as the first eight had.

The Dawgs are still trying to get players healthy, yet they are still averaging 37.8 points a game. Georgia averages 192.8 yards on the ground, 227.88 passing yards, and 420.6 total yards a game.

However, the passing game seemed to have stalled a bit in Jacksonville. Starting quarterback Stetson Bennett threw two interceptions in what many thought would be the game JT Daniels returned.

Also, his highly questionable intentional grounding flag cost the Bulldogs an opportunity to go for it on 4th and 1. That penalty led to Jack Podlesny missing a field goal on the opening drive.

If there ever was a defense to go against and fix some offensive issues, Missouri has it.  The Tigers’ defensive numbers are eye-popping — and not in a good way.

The Tigers rank No. 124 in total defense, No.119 in scoring defense, No.130th against the run, and No. 84 in pass efficiency defense. Missouri gives up 36 points a game on average, and if we look just at SEC numbers, the Tigers rank dead last in three of the four main defensive categories.

The only place they have succeeded in is passing defense as they are No.4 in the SEC, giving up 191.8 yards on average.

Georgia needs to stay focused this week and not let a struggling Missouri team come into Athens and gain any confidence. Instead of providing things, the Dawgs would need to do to win, here are three offensive predictions from Georgia this weekend.

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