Rodrigo Blankenship kicks game-winning field goal for Colts
Taking over the football following a fumble by ex-USF Bull Marquez Valdes-Scantling on the first possession of overtime, former Georgia Bulldog Rodrigo Blankenship made a 39-yard field goal to lift the Indianapolis Colts over the Green Bay Packers, 34-31.
BLANKENSHIP GAME WINNER🔥🔥🔥
— PFF (@PFF) November 23, 2020
Both teams now stand at 7-3.
Signing with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on April 29, Blankenship has had an impressive rookie season, converting 23-of-26 field goal attempts, including four-of-five on Sunday, and 25-of-27 extra points.
A two-time All-Southeastern Conference selection and 2019 Lou Groza Award recipient, presented annually to college football’s top placekicker, the Marietta, Georgia native made 82.5 percent of his field goals for the Bulldogs (80-of-97) and all 200 of his extra points.
Blankenship and the Colts will next welcome in the Tennessee Titans, whom they are tied with atop the AFC South standings, on November 29 at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.