Jayson Stanley, a senior wide receiver, turns the ball upfield during the Georgia vs. Georgia Tech game on Saturday, November 24, 2018, in Athens, Georgia. The Bulldogs were leading the Yellow Jackets 38-7 at the half. (Photo/Rebecca Wright)

The Red & Black football editors and writers graded each Georgia position group after a 45-21 win over Georgia Tech Saturday. 


Georgia’s starting quarterback Jake Fromm had one of the best games of his career on Saturday, completing 13 of 16 passing attempts for a career-high four touchdowns and 175 yards. Freshman Justin Fields came in during the second half but in mop-up duty. However, he didn’t make any mistakes.

Grade: A

Running backs 

There's only so much left to say about Georgia's running backs. They completed another dominant game Saturday, racking up 231 yards as a position group. 

Grade: A


The receivers were the second part of a balanced Bulldog offense Saturday. Georgia's receivers accumulated 162 yards and four touchdowns. Georgia's passing game met little resistance against the Yellow Jackets. 

Grade: A

Offensive line 

There were two bright spots for the offensive line Saturday. The Bulldogs ran all over the Yellow Jackets, and the offensive line avoided any new injuries. Solomon Kindley went down briefly, but he soon returned to the field, seemingly unharmed. 

Grade: A

Front seven 

The biggest question coming into Saturday’s game was how Georgia’s defense would handle Georgia Tech’s triple option offense. Against the Yellow Jackets, the front seven passed with flying colors. The Bulldogs allowed one offensive touchdown and gave up just 128 rushing yards. Georgia will face a much stiffer test against Alabama next week, but this performance should give the defensive front plenty of confidence.

Grade: A+


Georgia had a favorable matchup Saturday against a Georgia Tech team that hardly passes the ball. Before their final offensive drive, the Yellow Jackets attempted seven passes, only completing one. The passing statistics are padded by a few completed passes in garbage time, but the Yellow Jackets never really threatened Georgia through the air. Georgia Tech is a run-heavy offense anyway, but Georgia made its opponent about as one-dimensional as a team can be. 

Grade: A

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