Georgia’s Rodrigo Blankenship missed a 42-yard field-goal attempt wide left at the end of the second overtime Saturday as visiting South Carolina shocked the No. 3 Bulldogs 20-17 in Athens, Ga.
The Bulldogs (5-1, 2-1) had the ball first in overtime but turned it over on the second play, when Jake Fromm’s pass went off the hands of a receiver and into the arms of Israel Mukuamu for the sophomore cornerback’s third interception of the game.
South Carolina (3-3, 2-2 SEC), however, missed a 33-yard field-goal attempt on the subsequent drive that would have won the game. The Gamecocks settled for a 24-yard field goal by Parker White to start the second extra period.
Georgia had to work just to reach overtime. With just over six minutes to play and trailing 17-10, the Bulldogs started at their own 4-yard line before driving the length of the field to tie the game on a 6-yard touchdown pass by Fromm to Demetris Robertson with 1:48 left to play.
No. 1 Alabama 47, No. 24 Texas A&M 28…
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