Georgia Beats Florida In De Facto Elimination Game

Jonathan Grant | November 3rd, 2019

The Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators went into Saturday afternoon’s match up with one loss apiece, knowing that they were about to face off in a ‘playoff’ game that would see one of the two eliminated from all contention for the College Football Playoff.

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In the end, it was the Bulldogs who came away from Jacksonville with the victory, claiming it in a 24-17 win. The #8 team in the nation will leapfrog the soon-to-be-former #6 after quarterback Jake Fromm led them with 279 yards and two touchdowns on 20-30 through the air. It was not easy for the Bulldogs, however, as they had led by as much as 16-3 in the third quarter only to see the Gators roar back and make a game of it late. UGA wide receiver Lawrence Cager had a big day as well, making seven grabs for 132 yards and a TD of his own. While this does not confirm Georgia’s place in the CFB, by any means, it does see them to the top of the SEC East pile.

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