Georgia coach Kirby Smart was really fired up when he thought his team had a turnover. Maybe too fired up.
In the first quarter of the SEC title game against LSU, Georgia recovered a fumble by Tigers running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire. Lewis Cine was in tight coverage on Edwards-Helaire and ultimately hopped on the loose ball.
When he came off the field, Cine ran toward his hyped-up coach and the two jumped in celebration. But Cine’s vertical leap is just a bit better than his 43-year-old head coach’s.
So this happened:
Kirby Smart getting wrecked by his own guy 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/W4xyGfrbJH— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) December 7, 2019
And to make matters worse for Smart, the fumble was overturned after a replay showed that Edwards-Helaire’s forearm was down on the turf before the ball came out.
The overturned fumble allowed LSU to punt, spoiling what would have been excellent field position for Georgia.
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