Photo Story: Moreno SEC Freshman of the Year
Knowshon Moreno
Knowshon Moreno
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Posted Dec 5, 2007


ATHENS - Dean Legge's pictures tell the story that was Knowshon Moreno's 2007 season.

Pre-Season

Moreno is featured on the cover of the September 2007 edition of Dawg Post the Magazine. The magazine was exaclty right: Moreno was the next big thing at Georgia...

vs. Oklahoma State

Moreno had to wait his turn for Thomas Bown and Kregg Lumpkin at the start of the season, still he has an impressive day

STATS: 20 carries for 70 yards with two receptions for 51 yards

vs. South Carolina

Georgia struggled to score, but Moreno got going against the Gamecocks - it was the first 100-yard rushing performance of his career...

STATS: 14 carries for 104 yards with two receptions for 14 yards

vs. Western Carolina

Moreno scores his first career touchdown as Georgia flys past the Catamounts in the second half...

STATS: 13 carries for 94 yards with two receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown

vs. Alabama

Moreno and the Bulldogs get a good lead, but need overtime to vault past the Tide in a game that seemed vital to both programs...

STATS: 17 carries for 74 yards with two receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown

vs. Ole Miss

Moreno continues to play second fiddle to Thomas Brown, but the combo is far too much for the Rebels as Georgia fans discover these Dawgs' affection for Soulja Boy...

STATS: 14 carries for 90 yards with three receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown

vs. Tennessee

Georgia is slammed by Tennessee. No one, not even Moreno, has a good day. The Bulldogs are forced to look themselves in the mirror. Brown gets hurt, and Moreno is the lone running back standing going into the foreseeable future...

STATS: 13 carries for 30 yards with two receptions for 29 yards

vs. Vanderbilt

Backs firmly against the wall for the second time in the season, Georgia rallies past Vanderbilt in a game that was do or die for the Dawgs. Moreno is the workhorse and thrashes Vandy...

STATS: 28 carries for 157 yards with two receptions for 18 yards

vs. Florida

If the memory of the 2007 Florida game is the Dawgs rushing the field for an orchestrated celebration it should be pointed out that Moreno was the reason the Dawgs could jump up and down. Moreno pounds Florida like no running back since Robert Edwards and, dare it be said, Herschel Walker...

STATS: 33 carries for 188 yards with two receptions for 17 yards and three touchdowns.

vs. Troy

Moreno probably needed some sort of rest, but he didn't get any against Troy. A career day, Moreno makes sure no one thinks his Florida performance was a one week wonder. He ends the day with a new career rushing high, and rushing average high, and a new career-long run - 80 yards...

STATS: 26 carries for 196 yards with three touchdowns.

vs. Auburn

Moreno looked a lot like another number 24 in the Georgia-Auburn affair - Cadillac Williams. He did to Auburn what Williams did to the Dawgs his freshman season - punish them. Thomas Brown returns and the Dawgs route the Tigers in a Blackout...

STATS: 22 carries for 101 yards with one catch for 15 yards and two touchdowns.

vs. Kentucky

Georgia fights its was to 6-2, doing all it can do to win the SEC East. It is one of the biggest in-season turnarounds in division history, and Moreno is much of the reason why. After falling to the Vols, Moreno goes for more than 100 yards five consecutive times - stunning...

STATS: 22 carries for 124 yards with one a touchdown.

vs. Georgia Tech

Perhaps tired, Moreno is slowed by the stout Yellow Jacket defense, but Thomas Brown is there to pick up the slack for sure...

STATS: 17 carries for 45 yards



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