Georgia football-Kent State live updates, score, analysis, injury news for Week 4 game

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Georgia running back Kendall Milton warms up against Kent State (Connor Riley/DawgNation)

The Georgia Bulldogs take on Kent State in a Week 4 college football game. Below you can find information on the score, live updates, injury news as well as other analysis.

Georgia is the No. 1 team in the country and coming off a 48-7 win over South Carolina last week. This game will only be available via SEC Network+/ESPN+.

Georgia football live updates, score, analysis for Week 4 game

Final: Georgia 39, Kent State 22

Fourth quarter, 5:11 update: Christopher Smith snags his second interception of the season on an overthrown deep ball. Georgia takes over on its own 32 yard line.

Smith’s two interceptions share the team lead with freshman safety Malaki Starks.

Fourth quarter, 5:30 update: Kendall Milton scores Georgia’s first second half touchdown at home this season from a yard out. The junior ran behind the blocking of Bear Alexander to get the score.

Georgia leads 39-22, and the air in Sanford Stadium has relaxed.

UGA knocked 6:43 off the clock with that 12-play, 75-yard drive.

Fourth quarter, 8:04 update: Kenny McIntosh is helped off the field, apparently dealing with a left leg injury. He walked to the medical tent on his own power after reaching the sideline.

Fourth quarter, 12:13 update: Kent State speeds up the tempo on offense and drives through the Georgia defense to score its second touchdown of the day. The Golden Flashes capped off a 12-play 75-yard drive with a 2-yard rushing score on second down.

Kent State now trails 32-22.

Georgia forced a fourth down at the beginning of the drive, but a 16-yard pass on a fake punt kept the drive rolling. It was the second fake punt to fool UGA this season.

The Bulldogs are yet to score a second half touchdown at home this season.

It is the first time that anyone has scored two touchdowns on Georgia since the 2021 SEC Championship Game.

Third quarter, 1:39 update: Georgia fails to hit pay dirt again in the red zone. A drive that took just three plays to get inside the 20 fell behind the sticks due to a holding penalty.

A controversial pass interference no-call on third down set up a 32-yard field goal for Jack Podlesny. Podlesny is now three for three on field goal attempts on the day. Georgia extends its lead, 32-16.

Third quarter, 5:12 update: Kent State speeds up the tempo on offense and drives the Georgia defense to its own one yard line. The Bulldog stop squad stood tall, though, holding Kent State to a 22-yard field goal.

Still, that was one of the most methodical and consistent drives to score points against Georgia this season.

UGA keeps it a two-possession game, now ahead 29-16.

Third quarter, 10:41 update: Georgia’s first offensive drive of the second half stalls out at the Kent State 14 after an errant pass from Stetson Bennett. Jack Podlesny gave the Bulldogs three more points with a 31-yard field goal.

UGA leads 29-13 on Podlesny’s second kick of the day.

Ladd McConkey received a roar of applause from the Georgia faithful following an impressive 20-yard circus catch.

Georgia’s defense forced a three and out on its opening drive.

Halftime update: Georgia has certainly seen easier days in Sanford Stadium, as a late second quarter touchdown keeps it ahead of Kent State, 26-13.

UGA’s three first half turnovers have kept the Golden Flashes in the game to this point. 10 of Kent State’s 13 points are from takeaways. Georgia has moved the ball plenty, though, with 328 yards of total offense and 17 first downs through the first two quarters.

Stetson Bennett is 18 of 24 passing for 173 yards with five rushes for 13 yards and a score. Brock Bowers leads the team in rushing with 77 yards and a couple of touchdowns on two attempts.

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