Dawgs survive Hogs: How they scored

Dawgs survive Hogs: How they scored

ATHENS - A look back at Georgia's win over Arkansas.

First quarter

Key moment: Arkansas had a chance to answer Georgia's early score when it embarked on a nice drive. But Arkansas tailback Darren McFadden was stacked up at the line on fourth and 1 at the Georgia 32, ending the threat.

Key stat: Georgia, the third-worst team in the league in penalties, went through the entire quarter without a flag.

The man: UGA quarterback D.J. Shockley completed 4 of 7 passes for 50 yards and a touchdown.

Score: Georgia 7, Arkansas 0

Second quarter

Key moment: It was a breathtaking sight for Georgia fans at the end of an ugly possession when Shockley - clearly in pain - limped off the field after getting stuffed and hammered on a third-and-long play. He sat on the bench for a few minutes, then hobbled to the locker room with nearly 10 minutes remaining in the half.

Key stat: McFadden had lost eight yards on his three carries before a 70-yard score.

The man: McFadden bolstered Arkansas' confidence and woke up Georgia with a stunning 70-yard touchdown during which he blew past UGA defensive backs and scored pulling away. It came on the possession after Georgia converted a Tim Jennings interception into a touchdown and 14-0 lead.

Third quarter

Key moment: Down 20-10, Arkansas appeared to have some momentum and had gained 17, 11, two, and three and was in Georgia territory before Charles Johnson roared in to sack quarterback Robert Johnson for a 10-yard loss on third down.

Key stat: Georgia ran only seven plays for six yards compared to 18 for 83 for Arkansas.

The man: With the Razorbacks feeling good, Georgia needed something and got it from Tyson Browning, whose 52-yard kickoff return gave the Bulldogs good field position before they settled for a field goal.

Fourth quarter

Key moment: Arkansas fullback Peyton Hillis was having a good game, and seemed primed to make a big play. He did, for Georgia. The Razorbacks were down 20-13 and forced Geoergia to punt. The kick, though, hit Hillis in the facemask and bounced away, recovered by Georgia's Mike Gilliam. The 27-yard field goal by Brandon Coutu a few minutes later ended up the difference in the game.

Key stat: WIth field postion crucial and Georgia's defense hobbled, the 46.5-yard average on two punts by Gordon Ely-Kelso was crucial.

The man: Linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and defensive end Will Thompson share the honor for their back-to-back sacks of Johnson for 12 yards in losses and seriously damage Arkansas' comeback hopes in the final 2:18.

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