JT Daniels led the Georgia passing attack, going 26-38 with 392 passing yards and a touchdown, as the Bulldogs were able to connect on big passing plays multiple times throughout the day. George Pickens had seven receptions for 135 yards and a touchdown.
Cincinnati’s Desmond Ridder performed well, as well. Ridder went 24-37 with 206 yards and a pair of passing touchdowns. One went to Josh Whyle and the other went to Alec Pierce.
Oddly, there were a combined seven fumbles in this game, although each team lost just one.
Cincinnati roared to a 21-10 lead early in the second half, but the Bulldogs kept chipping away and coming back, leading to a fourth quarter drive down the field. With three seconds left and a two-point Bearcats lead, Kirby Smart called on Jack Podlesny for a 53 yard field goal attempt, and Podlesny kicked it straight through to put the Bulldogs up by a point. Georgia would tack on a safety on Cincy’s Hail Mary attempt to grab the 24-21 win.
The Bulldogs finish the season at 8-2 on the year, as it seems like JT Daniels will be the long-term answer at quarterback going forward.