Georgia had a rough start to the SEC Championship, both from an injury standpoint, and on the scoreboard.

The Bulldogs fell behind early, and trail at halftime, as the Bulldogs also lost WR Dominick Blaylock to a left knee injury. That left an already short-handed receiving corps in tough shape to try and move the ball against LSU.

As Ralph Russo of the Associated Press put it, “LSU has the ball and a 14-3 lead. It feels like UGA is hanging on a bending tree limb by three fingers.”

That was the sentiment across the college football media.

Then it went from bad to worse for Georgia as QB Jake Fromm limped off the field after he was sacked by Grant Delpit on a safety blitz. He wasn’t out long and returned to the game with more than two minutes left in the first half. It appeared Fromm and Georgia had developed some momentum until Fromm threw an interception to Derek Stingley Jr.

Both with a pass to himself, and with multiple touchdown passes, not to mention key runs, LSU QB Joe Burrow showed why he’s the Heisman Trophy favorite.

Here’s how the media reacted to the first half: