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Three Keys to Beating A&M

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By the way, our ag school is better than theirs

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In August, when you looked at Georgia’s upcoming schedule, you knew this stretch of the season would be daunting.

There was already Florida and Auburn Then to thrown in Texas A&M’s first trip to Athens since 1980, the Aggies in some ways presented more worry.

Even if they’ve fallen short against the stronger teams on their schedule, the boys from Aggieland bring plenty of worry.

Here’s three keys to a Georgia win

Interior Blocking

One look at the weather forecast for Saturday (it’ll be rather wet), and it’ll give you some not so good flashbacks to the Kentucky game where Georgia’s efforts to thrown were non-existent.

As good as Georgia’s pass-blocking has been this year, it’s been as inconsistent, especially between the tackles. Assuming James Coley once again defines insanity by doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, Georgia’s banged up offensive line will have to overpower A&M’s linebackers up front, and the blocking of Eli Wolf and Charlie Woerner will also be under the microscope.

Don’t turn it over

Another area that becomes more crucial due to the weather. With the Aggies ability run it both out of the backfield and with Kellen Mond’s scrambling ability, Georgia can’t afford to shorten drives with turnovers. The strategy to score just enough works well, as long as you don’t live in that margin for error and get burned...see the South Carolina game.

Finish

For three quarters in Auburn, it was Georgia’s best game of the season..until the fourth quarter. Facing an underdog, the Dawgs need to finish them off and not let the Aggies hang around.

Go Dawgs!