Two weeks ago, Justin Fields felt the rush of his first collegiate touchdown pass in UGA's season-opening rout of Austin Peay.

On Saturday, the 5-star true freshman (top-ranked dual-threat QB in the Class of 2018) got to experience another 'first' during these precocious college years, posting the inaugural rushing score of his budding career.

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With UGA leading Middle Tennessee by 28 late in the second quarter (35-7), Fields entered the fray, in relief of starting quarterback Jake Fromm.

With the Dawgs inside the red zone, Fields initially dropped back for a pass attempt ... but strong coverage downfield forced the quarterback to change things on the fly and sprint toward the first-down marker down the left sideline.

Three stop-and-go jukes later, the Kennesaw native was walking into the end zone, relatively unscathed.

The Fromm vs. Fields competition will likely be a talking point for two or three years, provided the blue-chippers are healthy and ready to lead the UGA offense.

In that vein, there's no point in trying to make sense of the friendly, but fierce battle on a daily basis—especially against an overmatched Blue Raiders defense.

That said, Fields has acquitted himself well in stressful situations, completing 3 of 4 passes for 37 yards in the first half, while also running three times for 31 yards.