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Georgia fans took over Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday night.

What social media is saying after Georgia’s season-opening win over Vanderbilt

Georgia’s first game of the season is in the books, as the Bulldogs came away with a 30-6 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores.

The Bulldogs had a dominant rushing performance, as Georgia ran for 323 rushing yards. Junior D’Andre Swift led the way with 147 rushing yards.

The defense also kept Vanderbilt from doing much of anything on Saturday night, as the Commodores finished with just 225 total yards and no touchdowns.

But Georgia coach Kirby Smart still want to see more from the team after the win.

“We’ve still got a long way to go,” said Georgia head coach Kirby Smart. “But, I’m proud of our guys. I don’t take it lightly when you go on the road in a SEC opener and you open up with a couple touchdowns. We had a lot of young guys on defense step up and play well…We wanted to come in here and play physical, establish a brand of football that we play. I thought we did that.”

As for what people are saying about the game, the big take away is just how many Georgia fans ended up making the trip to Nashville this weekend. There was a lot of red in Vanderbilt’s stadium to witness the season-opening win.

Georgia fans also got a chance to “light up” Vanderbilt Stadium, a tradition seen in night games in Athens. But also sometimes in Atlanta and South Bend, Ind., as well.

“It says everything about Georgia,” Smart said on the fan support. “The University of Georgia is a special place. The reason you all are here is covering Georgia. Georgia is an unbelievable market. It’s a great academic institution. They travel well. They love their fans. The fans love the stadium. They love our place. They want to go. I’m proud to be from the University of Georgia.”

However, not all of those fans were pleased after the effort. It wasn’t a particularly clean effort from the Bulldogs, as Georgia once again struggled in short-yardage situations. Georgia also had over 100 yards in penalties.

The Bulldogs did end up covering the spread, which is something that great teams to do.

But not all Georgia fans were upset with a 24-point win over an SEC foe. Just about every Georgia fan was thrilled with how Zamir White played in his debut for Georgia. He carried the ball 5 times for 52 yards.

And after every carry, there were loud cheers of “Zuuuuuuuuuuueeeeessssss” coming from the stands.

After the win a number of current, former and future Georgia players took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the win.

The Bulldogs make their home debut on this coming Saturday, as Georgia takes on Murray State at 4:30 p.m. ET.

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