No. 5 Georgia Beats Auburn 38-0, Wins SEC East

Nov. 10, 2012

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No. 5 Georgia Beats Auburn 38-0, Wins SEC East


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The Georgia Bulldogs secured the SEC East Championship by beating the Auburn Tigers 38-0 Saturday night. With the win, Georgia improved to 9-1 and 7-1 in the SEC. Auburn fell to 2-8 overall and 0-7 in conference.

Aaron Murray tossed TD passes to three different receivers as he aired it out for 208 yards on 18-24 passing in just three-quarters of play.

Georgia's rushing attack saw a pair of Bulldogs eclipse the 100-yard mark as Todd Gurley had 116 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown while fellow freshman Keith Marshall had 105 yards on 8 carries including a 62-yard score.

Chris Conley, Malcolm Mitchell and Tavarres King were the recipients of Murray's touchdown passes. King finished with 73 yards on 3 receptions to pace Georiga.

Georgia held Auburn to just 238 total yards including 57 on the ground.

Alec Ogletree led Georgia's defense with 10 tackles and a sack while Bacarri Rambo added 8 tackles and an interception. Jarvis Jones had a pair of sacks.

Coach Richt will be returning to the SEC Championship for the sixth time in 12 seasons for Georgia.

Georgia returns home to face Georgia Southern next Saturday for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff that will air on WSB-TV Atlanta.




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GAME LEADERS
YDSTDGeorgiaAuburnTDYDS
208 3Aaron MurrayPASS Jonathan Wallace 0 181
116 1 Todd GurleyRUSH Tre Mason 0 33
73 1Tavarres KingREC Emory Blake 0 104

Georgia (9-1, 7-1) Auburn (2-8, 0-7)
24 1st Downs 11
8-14 3rd Down Efficiency 3-11
497 Total Yards 238
18-25-208 Passing 15-22-181
289 Rushing 57
3-15 Penalties 3-30
0 Turnovers 2
31:48 Possession 28:12


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