After a historic collapse in the Super Bowl and a winless preseason, the Atlanta Falcons were rather desperate for a victory.
Colin Kaepernick’s protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem.
Another boisterous, sellout crowd. Their first victory in more than seven weeks. A thoroughly dominating performance.
As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning following Georgia’s 20-19 victory over Notre Dame, Fighting Irish offensive lineman Mike McGlinchey took the blame.
Eagles redshirt freshman quarterback Shai Werts ran for 124 yards on 31 carries and passed for 93 more. Georgia Southern has only eight seniors on its roster.
Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall had to throw the ball with Jacksonville State loaded up to stop the run.
Georgia got to Dawg Walk out of Notre Dame Stadium with a victory, dozens of its fans forming a line from the locker room to the buses to congratulate the Bulldogs after the program’s first trip to this part of the country in more than 50 years.