One more game to go in the regular season. No more black jerseys. (We assume.) Here are updated stats, rankings and other pertinent numbers for both Georgia and the team it will face this week:
MORE FROM SATURDAY
Players used by Georgia on Saturday, a season-high.
Players who saw their first action of the season: ILB Tae Crowder, OLB Keyon Brown, OL Pat Allen, OL Sage Hardin, WR Steven Van Tiflin, C Billy Seward, OL Thomas Swilley.
Wind mph, a reason both teams passed on field goals that would have been 45-48 yards.
Georgia’s plus-minus for the year in scoring. Entering the fourth quarter, for the first time since the Ole Miss game Georgia was out-scoring opponents for the season. But then came Louisiana-Lafayette’s two late touchdowns.
Turnovers forced by Georgia this season, after getting four on Saturday.
Points off those turnovers this season.
Tackles by freshman DL Tyler Clark, a season-high.
Tackles this season by ILB Roquan Smith, a team-high.
Total yards for Louisiana-Lafayette. (Georgia had 400.)
Total yards for ULL in the fourth quarter.
Yards per rushing attempt for both Georgia and ULL on Saturday.
THE ISAIAH McKENZIE EXPERIENCE
Georgia’s record when Isaiah McKenzie scores a touchdown. (Auburn was the only game Georgia won when McKenzie didn’t score.)
McKenzie’s place all-time in the SEC for punt returns (five) and total records (six).
McKenzie’s punt return yards this year, which ranks ninth in the nation.
GEORGIA’S BALL-HAWKING DEFENSE
Georgia interceptions this season, the most in the SEC.
Georgia players with two interceptions this season: Maurice Smith, Dominick Sanders, Juwuan Briscoe, Quincy Mauger, Aaron Davis, Malkom Parrish and Deandre Baker.
Georgia’s team record for interceptions in a season, in 1982.
GEORGIA’S UPDATED STAT RANKINGS
Total offense in the SEC, at 380.6 yards per game. (The worst four teams are all in the East, with Georgia followed by Florida, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.)
Rushing offense in the SEC, at 179.6 yards per game.
Passing offense in the SEC, at 201.1 yards per game.
Total defense in the SEC, yielding 322.4 yards per game. (The top three are Alabama, Florida and LSU.)
Georgia’s national rank in total defense, tied with Colorado.
Rushing defense in the SEC, yielding 133.4 yards per game.
Passing defense in the SEC, yielding 189 yards per game. (Alabama is the only team better.)
Passing defense in the nation, and with Georgia Tech’s triple-option next, the Bulldogs have a chance to get back in the top 10 entering bowl season.
Turnover margin in the SEC, at plus-7.
Red-zone defense national rank for Georgia, allowing opponents to score 94 percent of the time they get inside the 20. It’s been a touchdown 76 percent of the time.
GEORGIA TECH’S IMPORTANT STATS
Total offense in the ACC, at 388 yards per game.
Rushing offense in the ACC, at 260.3 yards per game.
Georgia Tech’s yards per rush attempt this season, which is second in the ACC after Louisville.
Passing offense in the ACC, at 128.2 yards per game.
Georgia Tech’s yards per pass attempt, which is first in the ACC.
Percent of the time Georgia Tech attempts a pass. (136 pass attempts, 518 rushes.)
Total defense in the ACC, yielding 408.6 yards per game.
Rushing defense in the ACC, yielding 166.1 yards per game.
Passing defense in the ACC, yielding 242.5 yards per game.
Sacks allowed rank in the ACC, allowing just 15 sacks in 11 games.
Sacks by Georgia Tech rank in the ACC, with only 16.