Nov. 10, 2012
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.
Georgia held Auburn to just 238 total yards including 57 on the ground.
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.
|208||3||Aaron Murray||PASS||Jonathan Wallace||0||181|
|116||1||Todd Gurley||RUSH||Tre Mason||0||33|
|73||1||Tavarres King||REC||Emory Blake||0||104|
|Georgia (9-1, 7-1)||Auburn (2-8, 0-7)|
|8-14||3rd Down Efficiency||3-11|