Georgia began the second quarter deep in Florida territory, but their drive stalled out thanks to some blitzing by the Florida Gators defense. Bulldogs kicker Blair Walsh drilled the field goal for Georgia to cut into the Florida lead, 7-3.
Unfortunately for a Georgia defense that had been playing fairly well didn't even get a chance to hit the field before Florida's next touchdown. Jeffery Demps took the kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. Demps hit a seam on the return and just turned on the jets to give the Gators a 14-3 lead. Surprisingly, that was Demps first career kickoff returned for a touchdown. Florida added to their lead on the next drive, driving down the field for a field goal to go up 17-3.
Georgia got the ball back and mounted a long drawn out drive, running the football with Isaiah Crowell. On a drive that went 14 plays for 61 yards, Georgia's kicker Blair Walsh missed the field goal. On Florida's next drive, Chris Rainey fumbled the ball on 3rd and 25 that Georgia recovered. Georgia found themselves in 4th and 5 in field goal range, but Mark Richt decided to go for it. Aaron Murray threw the ball to Michael Bennett, who went up for the ball with a defender on him, but came down with the touchdown to cut the Gators lead to 17-10.
Florida takes a touchdown lead into the half, but Georgia gets the ball first and will be looking to get their offense going. The injured John Brantley has been hot and cold, yet to take a snap under center and is clearly hobbled. Georgia has been blitzing him nearly every play. He's been sacked five times in the first half.
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