Ranking the 14 tremendous Georgia football wins by importance

Head Coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)
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. . . Arkansas. 6. player. 844

The sixth most significant win for the Georgia football team in 2021 has to be the 37-0 shutout victory over a red-hot Arkansas team. This win was a top-10 matchup, and ESPN GameDay showed up on campus for a noon game.

Georgia’s crowd was in the stadium before kickoff, and it was louder than Penn State’s white-out game. That game was one of the loudest moments in Sanford Stadiums’ history, and it was in the middle of the afternoon.

Usually, night games are when crowds get loudest, but Georgia fans answered head coach Kirby Smart’s call to action and proved why they are some of the best supporters.

This game came when Arkansas had just earned back-to-back emotional wins over Texas A&M and Texas. The Hogs were confident, ranked and ready to spoil whatever special season Georgia was putting together.

GameDay set up their set right outside Sanford Stadium, so the people watching could see Sanford Stadium fill up and so those in Athens wouldn’t miss kickoff by being in their usual filming location. Former Georgia golfer Harris English was the guest picker, and it came right after Team USA won the Ryder Cup in stunning fashion, so the Dawgs had to provide a stunning win themselves.

Georgia returned home to Athens after shutting out Vanderbilt the week before and wanted to give fans the most entertaining noon game of their lives.

From the Hogs’ opening drive, Georgia fans and that defense put Arkansas through all kinds of torture. Back-to-back false starts for the Hogs were detrimental, and after the Dawgs got that stop, there was no recovering.

Georgia put down the throttle, and before the Hogs could blink, the Dawgs put the game away and pulled Arkansas back into reality. The Dawgs utilized its rush attack and tallied 273 yards and three touchdowns while Stetson Bennett threw for just 72 yards.

Arkansas was just the next victim Georgia checked off its list, and it was a point-proving victory.

Shutouts are already hard enough to earn one shutout, but doing it to back-to-back opponents was the moment fans realized that this defense was historic and could go all the way.