Where does Georgia have an edge on LSU today?

Cover 4 on UGA football: Where do the Bulldogs have the clear edge on LSU?

DawgNation has four staffers who cover the UGA football team from every angle: Beat, live streams, photos, podcasts, recruiting, etc. The Cover 4 aim is simple: 1) Present a topic; 2) Offer a reasoned response; 3) Share a brisk statement to support the informed opinion. 

Big game today. The Bulldogs have taken over Bourbon Street this week in New Orleans. Can they do the same in Death Valley?

The No. 2 team in the land surely can. But what sort of degree of difficulty will the Tigers bring to bear today? Can they bounce back from that tough Florida loss?

If the Tigers are able to pull out the home win today, how do they do it? We’ve got a few things to consider here regarding that topic.

This Cover 4 question: Where does LSU have the edge on Georgia?

These takes are designed to come out even faster than Georgia and LSU fans can fire up those tailgates on Saturday morning.

Where does UGA football have the clear edge on LSU? 

Brandon Adams: LSU’s wide receivers

DawgNation Daily feels like Terry Godwin and the UGA receivers have the advantage in Saturday’s matchup. (Alyssa Pointer/AJC)

The why from Adams: Justin Jefferson’s been okay, but I had big expectations for this group, especially the three newcomers — freshmen Terrace Marshall and JaMarr Chase, and transfer Jonathan Giles. So far they haven’t put up spectacular numbers. That’s not likely to change against the Bulldogs secondary.

Chip Towers: Everywhere but Linebacker

The Towers Take puts a checkmark in Georgia’s column in almost every position-by-position comparison save for LB for Saturday’s key SEC clash in Baton Rouge on Saturday. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The why from Towers Take: Georgia is better in every phase except the second line of the defense. The venue is the only decided advantage for LSU.

Mike Griffith: Passing game and secondary

Riley Ridley hauls in that juggle touchdown catch from last week against Vanderbilt. Look for the Bulldogs to try to feed their big-play receivers on Saturday in LSU. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The why from On The Beat: Georgia’s quarterbacks are superior to LSUs, and the receivers are emerging. On defense, the Bulldogs might have the best secondary in the SEC.

Jeff Sentell: The Quarterback spot (Fromm + Fields)

UGA quarterback Jake Fromm will have to play a central role in the script for a Bulldog victory on Saturday. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Why: Jake Fromm does so much for the Bulldogs guiding the offense and making the right decision before and after the snap and then there is the Justin Fields factor. Joe Burrow transferred in after being a career backup at Ohio State and won the job.

The UGA football Cover 4 of late


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