Podlesny's FG lifts Georgia past Cincinnati in Peach Bowl
Cincinnati quarterback Ben Bryant (6)makes the catch against Georgia during the second half of the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. 6 Cincinnati its only loss of the season with a dramatic 24-21 victory in the Peach Bowl on Friday. Georgia trailed 21-10 in the fourth quarter, but its defense clamped down on Desmond Ridder and Cincinnati and JT Daniels helped rally the Bulldogs with his arm. Podlesny’s third field goal was his longest of the season and gave Georgia a 22-21 lead. Zamir White's 9-yard TD run trimmed Cincinnati's lead to 21-16, but Daniels' pass on the 2-point attempt was incomplete.
Doaks, Ridder help No. 6 Cincinnati run past Houston 38-10
Doaks rushed for a career-high 184 yards, Desmond Ridder ran for three scores and threw for another, and No. The Bearcats' read option with Doaks and Ridder kept the Cougars defense off balance all afternoon. “We’re just opening holes for each other.”Ridder capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive with a 10-yard TD run to make it 14-0 in the second quarter. An acrobatic 34-yard catch by Bryson Smith led to Kyle Porter's 3-yard TD run that cut the Cougars' deficit to 14-7. Ridder added a 12-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter.