The talk coming into the 2018 Rose Bowl game that put Oklahoma against Georgia was whether or not Oklahoma’s offense could move like they have against almost every other team they have faced this season. The other question was whether or not Oklahoma’s Heisman trophy winning quarterback, Baker Mayfield, would be healthy enough to play in the game.
So after the first-half, Oklahoma has answered every question. The Oklahoma offense put up 360 yards of offense, 16 first-downs, and 31 points on Georgia’s stout defense.
Baker Mayfield has completed 13 of 18 for 200 yards for 1- touchdown threw the air, while Oklahoma’s running back, Rodney Anderson, has rushed for 125 yards on just 13 carries.
Oklahoma even scored on a trick play that ended with Baker Mayfield catching a touchdown pass to end the first-half.
Georgia came out of halftime with full steam. The Bulldogs rolled off 24 straight points to start the 2nd-half. Georgia started the 4th quarter up 38-31.
Georgia’s quarterback, Jake Fromm, woke-up in the second half by throwing to his go-to receiver Javon Wims. Georgia also put its running game to work; with both Sony Michel and Nick Chubb well over 100-yards rushing to start the 4th quarter.
This game went back and forth. Oklahoma scored two touchdowns back-to-back, with a touchdown pass from Baker Mayfield and a scoop and score by the Oklahoma’s defense. Oklahoma went up 45-38 with 2 minutes left in the game.
Georgia would eventually tie the game up with Nick Chubb, 45-45. That would be the score when time hit zero after 4 quarters.
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Georgia and Oklahoma started overtime with field goals, but Oklahoma’s next possession, Baker Mayfield threw an interception that was called back after the referee threw a late offside flag.
But Georgia would have the last laugh,
Oklahoma attempted to kick a field goal to take a 3-point lead on that same drive, and it was blocked by Georgia.
on the Next drive Sony Michel iced the game with a touchdown run to send the Georgia to the National Title game in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sony would end the game with 181 yard rushing and 3 touchdowns.
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