Georgia football: 6 quick bold predictions for the Orange Bowl

Stetson Bennett looks to pass the ball. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Stetson Bennett looks to pass the ball. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /
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James Cook runs with the ball during a game against Charleston Southern. (Photo by Steven Limentani/ISI Photos/Getty Images) /

Georgia football rushes for 200 yards dominantly

Sure, Georgia football has five games with over 200-yards, but in most of those games, big chunks of the yardage came when the opponent got worn down, or it wasn’t against a great rush defense. However, this week against the Wolverines, Georgia’s rush attack finally arrives and dominates from the jump.

While the Dawgs will look to the passing game to make some things explosive, this game will feature a big run or two early on as Zamir White or James Cook breaks one to the house. Wouldn’t it be great to see one of them break one loose as Sony Michel did in Pasadena back in 2017?

Yeah, it would, and it would also be nice to see the interior offensive line get a push early so these running backs can dominantly tote the rock. This game will feature two teams with talented running backs, but whoever has more success on the ground will likely be the winner, so get a good start so the passing game can follow suit.

It’s time for White and Cook to remind people who the real RBU is. The Dawgs had the fewest rushing yards all season against Alabama, so now it’s time to get back to work and run it down the Wolverines’ throats.

Between White, Cook, Kenny McIntosh, and possibly Kendall Milton, there is no reason Georgia should have over 200 rushing yards on Friday, but the key here is getting them to keep the momentum on the Dawgs’ side.

Forget about waiting until late in the second half, tote the rock successfully in the first half so your offense can do whatever it wants as the game progresses, plus running the ball makes the clock roll, keeping it out of Michigan’s talented backs’ hands.