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Georgia vs. Florida final score 2017: ‘Dawgs pound the Gators, 42-7

Georgia stays undefeated, while Florida head coach Jim McElwain’s job may be up for discussion.

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The Georgia Bulldogs showed little to no mercy on the Florida Gators, as the ‘Dawgs picked up a 42-7 victory.

Georgia running backs Sony Michel, Nick Chubb and Elijah Holyfield played big parts in the win for the Bulldogs each scoring at least one touchdown. Michel scored two touchdowns, going for 137 yards on just six carries. Chubb had the bulk of the carries with 13 for 77 yards. Quarterback Jake Fromm went 4-7 for 101 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

The ‘Dawgs defense looked great, sacking quarterback Feleipe Franks five times. They scored a defensive touchdown on a pick six as well, and allowed only 66 passing yards. They dominated the Gators offense. Even though they got stomped, there was a bright side to this situation. They didn’t get shut out, which would have a stopped a 368-game scoring streak.

Franks completed seven of his 19 passes for 30 yards and the one pick six. He had two fumbles, one for a loss. Lamical Perine led the team in rushing yards with 93 on 16 carries. Mark Thompson scored Florida’s only touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Malik Zaire replaced Franks at the QB position in the fourth and look pretty decent which we may see a change in the next game.

After taking a huge loss, Gators head coach Jim McElwain lands himself in a very hot seat currently, but for other serious reasons. The university is currently discussing the severity of his situation, according to reports from ESPN.

The Gators are currently on a three-game losing streak. The team has a chance of winning two of the next three games, where they will play Missouri, South Carolina and UAB.

Georgia’s schedule looks a bit harder as they have South Carolina and Auburn coming up. Can they stay undefeated and win the SEC East? There’s a strong chance it will happen.