Rodrigo Blankenship named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for week 4
UGA football senior placekicker Rodrigo Blankenship has been named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for week 4, the conference announced on Monday.
In Georgia’s 23-17 win over seventh-ranked Notre Dame, Rodrigo Blankenship made all three of his field goal attempts (two were over 40 yards) and made both point after attempts.
Below are notes from the SEC’s release:
- Connected on both of his PATs and drilled a trio of field goals, including a 40 and 43 yarder, to help Georgia knock off #7 Notre Dame.
- He moved to fourth on UGA’s all-time career scoring list with 358 points, passing Hall of Famer Kevin Butler.
- Has connected on a school record 175 consecutive PATs and is 8-for-8 on his FG attempts this year.
Georgia’s next game is on Saturday, October 5 at the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. The game is set for 7:00pm ET on ESPN.