Midway through the first quarter, Georgia punter Jake Camarda was back to punt the ball after the Bulldogs’ offense stalled, down 7-0.
Instead of punting the ball, Camarda received a low snap and ultimately ended up touching his knee to the turf while in possession of the ball.
Punter's knee touched. Replay should bring the ball backhttps://t.co/ZpA1xmtTYf
— Fᴏᴏᴛʙᴀʟʟ Zᴇʙʀᴀs (@footballzebras) January 2, 2019
Rather than a punt, he was ruled down at that spot, setting the Texas Longhorns up in scoring range. It ended up costing Georgia 66 yards of field position, and ultimately three points after Texas kicked a field goal.
As noted by Brett McMurphy, the Bulldogs haven’t had much success the last two times they were in a fourth-down, punting situation.
Georgia’s last 2 punting situations: 2-yard run on 4th-and-11 vs. Bama & 14-yard loss on 4th-and-9 vs. Texas
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) January 2, 2019