Two Bulldogs named to 2022 AP All-America First Team
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Two Bulldogs named to 2022 AP All-America First Team

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Two Georgia Bulldogs have been named to the 2022 Associated Press (AP) All-America First Team, it was announced on Monday.

Receiving the honors for the Bulldogs were senior safety Christopher Smith of Atlanta, Ga., and junior defensive lineman Jalen Carter of Apopka, Fla.

Christopher Smith has started all 13 games for the Bulldogs this season and has the fourth-most tackles on the team with 50. He also has a team-high three interceptions, five pass breakups, one fumble recovery, and a 96-yard touchdown return of a blocked field goal.

In 11 games this season, Jalen Carter has 29 total tackles (13 solo, 16 assisted), seven tackles for loss (27 yards), three sacks (16 yards), two forced fumbles, and 25 quarterback hurries. Carter missed the Auburn and Vanderbilt games due to injury.

The top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs are scheduled to face the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 31 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The game will be televised by ESPN at 8:00pm ET.

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