Georgia Passing Offense
The Bulldogs’ aerial attack ranks 88th at 199.9 yards per game, UGA gained over 200+ yards through the air just 3 times during 2014. Also Georgia surpassed its opponents average passing yards allowed just twice (vs. Florida & Kentucky) and in the other 9 FBS meetings Georgia gained LESS than what opponents usually allow through the air.
Georgia faced FIVE Top 50 Passing Defenses in 2014, Louisville will be the Sixth Top 50 Passing Defense of the season for the Bulldogs. The Cards will be the 4th best aerial defense to play UGA. Georgia typically gained about 20 yards fewer than what opponents allow or 91%. Based on Louisville’s 199.6 yards allowed through the air, the stats suggest that Georgia will gain 179-182 yards passing vs. Louisville in the Belk Bowl.
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Louisville Passing Defense
The Cardinal aerial defense finished #32 in the nation in 2014 and featured the Jim Thorpe Award winner Gerod Holliman. Holliman is currently tied for the NCAA Record for Interceptions in a season with 14.
UofL allowed 4 of 11 FBS teams to gain 200+ yards passing, and just one team over 300+ (also 400+) in the entire season. The Cards faced FOUR Top 50 Passing Offenses in 2014 and the Bulldogs will be the 7th best passing attack Louisville has seen in 2014.
Against UGA’s 199.9 yards gained through the air in 2014, and Louisville’s average of holding opponents around 25 yards less than average or 89%, the suggested range for UGA’s passing attack vs. UofL in the Belk bowl is 174-178 yards, just slightly lower than what we discovered above.
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