Six simple things Georgia football must do to win a national title

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart reacts against the Michigan Wolverines. (Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports)
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart reacts against the Michigan Wolverines. (Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports) /
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Brock Bowers runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown against the Michigan Wolverines. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) /

Georgia football needs to use offensive weapons wisely

Georgia football finally has its whole offense and isn’t have to compensate for someone hurt. This health status is a big advantage for the Dawgs as they’ve gone all season without one of their key playmakers.

At the same time, the Dawgs have done a great job of developing younger players who stepped up in the absence of these other weapons.

Brock Bowers is one of those youngsters who have done just that. He leads the Dawgs and has broken multiple school records.

While Bowers had over 100 yards against the Tide in December, Alabama will likely be ready to slow him down at all costs. Even though that will be the idea, George Pickens is back, and this game needs to be the one where he defines his Georgia legacy. While he has been injured, Pickens is back now, and it’s time for him to have a big game.

We still think the true freshman will have the most significant impact, but the Dawgs need to spread the wealth and trust another guy to make some big plays.

When we say a big game, that doesn’t mean 12 catches 200 yards, but instead just one to three meaningful catches to make Alabama focus on someone other than Bowers. James Cook is coming off a 100-yard receiving game, so having him contribute will also be a big thing for the Dawgs.

Georgia has plenty of weapons, but they need one more to step up the way Bowers has, then the rest of them need to make sure they make meaningful receptions.

When we say they need to use their playmakers wisely, we mean that getting the ball to Bowers is key, but also making sure the other guys around him are also helping contribute to the offensive production. Starting quarterback Stetson Bennett needs to remember there are other playmakers out there.

While he did it against Michigan, Alabama is Alabama, so he must remain focused and remember he is also a weapon. If something isn’t there and can cut loose, he should because his legs are a difference-maker.

However, the biggest takeaway is spreading the wealth and using these weapons, so Alabama is on its toes about where to put its best corner.