Regardless of who starts at quarterback for Florida on Saturday, Kirby Smart and Georgia will see a capable rushing threat. The Gators lead the country in yards per carry and the legs of both Emory Jones and Anthony Richardson are a big reason why.
Jones is Florida’s leading rusher, racking up 484 yards on 85 carries. Richardson is the most explosive option on Florida, as he’s run for 348 yards on just 25 carries. While the two quarterbacks have different rushing styles, the running ability of both will test the Georgia defense on Saturday.
“They have a run game scheme that is built to allow the quarterback to run,” Smart said. “Dan (Mullen) doesn’t abort the run, he uses the run game to set up his play-actions and when you least expect it, he runs the quarterback. Those guys are just really good runners.”
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