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Georgia Vs. Missouri: Kicker Marshall Morgan Up And Down At Missouri

Georgia Bulldogs freshman kicker Marshall Morgan spent Saturday's game against the Missouri Tigers impressive and head-scratching at the same time.

Morgan was first to get the Bulldogs on the board at Faurot Field with a 52-yard field goal in the second quarter to tie the game at 3-3. According to Jonathan Branch of Dog Bytes Online, it was the longest made field goal for a Georgia kicker in a road game since Blair Walsh hit a 53-yarder against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in 2009.

Right before halftime, Georgia scored on a five-play, 71-yard drive to get within one point at 10-9. Morgan then missed the extra point, pushing it wide right. It was the first missed extra-point attempt for a Georgia kicker since Walsh missed one against the Kentucky Wildcats in 2010.

At the time, it seemed like a big moment. Neither team had much success moving the ball, and one point could have been the difference in the game. But Georgia broke the game open in the second half and won 41-20.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.