Georgia football: 3 simple things the defense does to demolish Georgia Tech

Travon Walker reacts after a sack with Nakobe Dean. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
Travon Walker reacts after a sack with Nakobe Dean. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) /
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Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Nakobe Dean knocks the ball loose from Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Hendon Hooker. (Mandatory Credit: Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports) /

Georgia football need to create havoc

The first thing Georgia football does against Georgia Tech is forcing some turnovers to eliminate any confidence the Yellow Jackets may have.

Georgia Tech has turned the ball over around 13 times this season, including nine interceptions and four lost fumbles. However, they haven’t seen a defense quite like this.

The Dawgs love to bully opponents into turning the ball over, and last week was a bit quiet. Granted, a lot of the backups played a majority of the game, but still, wreaking havoc is part of this defense’s identity, and the walk-ons need to try and make those mistakes happen when they play.

Tech’s quarterback has gotten sacked16 times this year, and well, that number will increase on Saturday. The Dawgs need to pounce on Tech starting quarterback Jeff Sims and remind him who big brother is.

Wreaking havoc is the goal, and the larger the number, the better for Georgia. By rushing the quarterback, ball security decreases, and they could cough it up, so that’ll be the plan. Georgia uses its pass rush to pressure Sims and forces a strip-sack that goes Georgia’s way.

It would also be fantastic to see Lewis Cine pick off a ball or Derion Kendrick. Maybe Dan Jackson could get his hand in the cookie jar this week. Regardless of who does it, the Dawgs need to force a few turnovers and let the offense do their thing.