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College Game of the Week – Georgia vs Kentucky

Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Coming off their big win in Jacksonville, PFF’s No.
Last week against Florida’s strong edge rush, the Georgia offensive only allowed five total QB pressures.
Well, they’ll see a whole other level this week in Kentucky’s Josh Allen.
Allen has 41 total QB pressures, including 10 sacks, on only 178 pass rush snaps – meaning he also has the FBS’s highest pass-rush productivity (15.2).
What if Kentucky has to throw it often?
His 90.7 game grade was the highest of his career and earned him a spot on PFF’s National Team of the Week.
He went 7-of-12 for 119 yards and two touchdowns against the blitz as well as 3-of-4 for 75 yards and two touchdowns on throws over 20 air yards.
Bulldog fans hope the more recent version of Fromm shows up on Saturday.
As we pointed out in our Top 25 Observations this week, Kentucky has run 35 trick plays, 10th-most in the FBS.
Expecting we’ll see more of those this Saturday in Lexington as this contest is for a December 1st trip to Atlanta and a shot at….

Oct 27, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jake Fromm (11) calls a play against the Florida Gators during the first half at TIAA Bank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off their big win in Jacksonville, PFF’s No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs get the chance to lock up their second straight SEC East crown Saturday in Lexington in what is quite possibly the biggest game on Kentucky’s home turf in their school’s history. As only we at Pro Football Focus can, let’s examine the matchup that will determine the East’s representative in Atlanta on December 1st.

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Can Georgia handle Kentucky’s edge defender extraordinaire Josh Allen?

Last week against Florida’s strong edge rush, the Georgia offensive only allowed five total QB pressures. Well, they’ll see a whole other level this week in Kentucky’s Josh Allen. Allen is the highest-graded edge defender (92.8), has the highest pass-rush grade (94.3), and our Steve Palazzolo had him as the 18th pick in PFF’s second mock draft. Allen has 41 total QB pressures, including 10 sacks, on only 178 pass rush snaps – meaning he also has the FBS’s highest pass-rush productivity (15.2). The FBS leader in QB pressures, Florida State’s Brian Burns (86.8) with 51, has achieved that number on 315 pass-rush snaps. The reason Allen only has that number of pass rush snaps is not that they only bring him in to rush, it’s because he’s also dropped into coverage on 101 snaps.

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