Here are three takeaways from Georgia’s 20-19 win at Notre Dame on Saturday night, none of which most Irish fans probably want to hear.
Georgia fans took over South Bend. It was clear throughout the week that there were lots of Georgia fans headed to the game, the first-ever regular season meeting between the teams and the first time they’ve played since the Bulldogs beat the Irish 17-10 in the 2001 Sugar Bowl to secure the national title. Saturday night, the newly-renovated, 79,000-seat Notre Dame Stadium became a sea of red.
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“It looked like at least half were donning Georgia red on Saturday. Maybe it was just 40 percent, but there was a lot. And they were loud,” Dawg Nation writes.
Said UGA coach Kirby Smart, “I’m proud of our fans Proud of the fact that they came out. The video shots I saw from Chicago before the game and the take-over when we got here, that played a role in this game. So we never felt like it was so much of a road game. I mean, there were times our quarterback was able to go on his own cadence. You don’t usually get to do on the road. You don’t get to do it on the road in the SEC, the fan base don’t let you do that. We were able to go with ours and I thought a lot of it had to do with the red and black.”
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