2021 NFL draft: Running through the 20 best fits for the Detroit Lions on Day 2
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions added to their greatest strength from last season on Day 1 of the NFL draft, meaning they have more than a couple of needs left to fill. He’s listed in the 6-foot-1, 220-pound territory, and while that’s light, he’d be Detroit’s best coverage backer from the get. He was a draft darling heading into the home stretch, getting mocked in more than a couple of first rounds. Stanford QB Davis MillsDavis Mills is likely the next quarterback off the board with five gunslingers gone after Day 1. Cox is another name who could be the best coverage linebacker in Detroit on Day 1.mlive.com
Podlesny's FG lifts Georgia past Cincinnati in Peach Bowl
Georgia place kicker Jack Podlesny, offensive player of the game, stands with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart after the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. 6 Cincinnati its only loss of the season with a dramatic 24-21 victory in the Peach Bowl. Daniels, a Southern California transfer, passed for 392 yards while improving to a perfect 4-0 in four starts for Georgia. Podlesny’s winning kick tied a Peach Bowl record for longest field goal and gave Georgia a 22-21 lead. “I would feel much better if we just played our best game,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said.
No. 3 Georgia dominates 2nd half, beats No. 14 Vols 44-21
Bouncing back from a goal-line stand at the end of the the first half, the No. “They really outplayed us in the second half,” coach Jeremy Pruitt said. All those good feelings evaporated when Tennessee turned it over on its first two possessions of the second half. Tennessee's defense held Georgia to a pair of field goals after those miscues, but the Vols offense just couldn't get anything going. SILLY MISTAKESWhile it didn't matter in the end, Georgia made plenty of mistakes that irritated Smart.