Commentary

UGA must fix second-half slumps

Updated: January 12, 2012, 1:15 PM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation
Tyrann MathieuKevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesA 62-yard punt return for a TD by LSU's Tyrann Mathieu kick-started Georgia's downward spiral in the second half of the SEC championship game. It was soon followed by an Aaron Murray INT.
ATHENS, Ga. -- If Georgia's final two games of the 2011 season taught the Bulldogs anything, it's that they still need to learn how to finish.

Georgia (10-4) held halftime leads against LSU in the SEC championship game and Michigan State in the Outback Bowl only to wilt in the second half en route to back-to-back losses that put a damper on the Bulldogs' bounce-back season.