Georgia is one win away from advancing to the SEC championship, and the Bulldogs know they need faster starts on offense to reach their goals.
Mark Richt was surprised at Isaiah Crowell's workload against Ole Miss and said 30 carries probably was a little too much.
Bacarri Rambo is tied for the lead in interceptions in the nation, and he missed the opener while on suspension.
With Chris Burnette out of action, Kenarious Gates played all 82 snaps on a high ankle sprain because the O-line needed him.
With one sack through three games, Georgia's pass rush had critics buzzing. Todd Grantham said he knew his defense could get to the QB, and it did against Ole Miss on Saturday.
Georgia led 10-0 but was pinned at its own 1-yard line in the second quarter. So the Dawgs went on 4-minute, 99-yard drive that let the Rebels know ... not today.
The Bulldogs know coach Mark Richt is feeling some heat, and winning is the cure-all. They also know Saturday's opponent, Ole Miss, has a coach on the hot seat, too.
The Bulldogs are feeling healthy and happy as they head off to face Ole Miss, which has its own coach who's in the hot seat.
Mark Richt and Houston Nutt lead their teams into what could turn out to be a loser leaves town match for the coaches.
Vanderbilt is 3-0 at home and has a good secondary, so Aaron Murray and the Dawgs will look to soften up the Commodores with plenty of Isaiah Crowell.