No matter how difficult it was to find running room early on, Georgia kept trying to establish its ground attack.
That stubborn approach eventually paid off.
Nick Chubb and Sony Michel combined to rush for 229 yards and two touchdowns Friday as Georgia came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Texas Christian, 31-23, in the Liberty Bowl.
“At the end of the day, we were able to run the ball when we had to run the ball and they knew we had to run the ball,” Georgia Coach Kirby Smart said. “That's a mark of two good backs. That's the mark of some tough guys up front.”
Chubb rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, while Michel...