Georgia Tops Georgia Southern, 45-14, for 10th Win

Nov. 17, 2012



No. 5 Georgia Tops Georgia Southern, 45-14, for 10th Win

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Georgia wins their 10th game of the season with a 45-14 victory over Georgia Southern. Aaron Murray passed for four touchdowns and 330 yards.

Georgia wins 10 games for the 20th time in school history and 8th under Coach Richt.

Todd Gurley, who scored Georgia's first touchdown of the day on a 1-yard plunge, became the second Georgia true freshman to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season as he finished with 68 yards on the day to lead the Georgia ground attack.

Murray was an effecient 18-28 on the day. His touchdown passes went to Malcolm Mitchell (24 yards), Chris Conley (13 yards), Tavarres King (43 yards) and Conley (33-yards).

Parker Welch connected with Justin Scott-Wesley for the game's final touchdown.

Georgia totaled 474 yards of offense including 120 on the ground. GSU rushed for 302 yards but just 16 through the air.

Alec Ogletree had 12 tackles and a fumble recovery to lead the defense.

Georgia will take on in-state rival Georgia Tech at Noon on Saturday.

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YDSTDGeorgiaGeorgia SouthernTDYDS
330 4Aaron MurrayPASS Jerick McKinnon 0 16
68 1 Todd GurleyRUSH Jerick McKinnon 2 109
76 2Chris ConleyREC Tyler Sumner 0 16

Georgia (10-1, 7-1) Georgia Southern (8-3, 6-2)
24 1st Downs 19
10-14 3rd Down Efficiency 6-13
474 Total Yards 318
20-31-354 Passing 1-4-16
120 Rushing 302
5-25 Penalties 3-35
1 Turnovers 2
26:02 Possession 33:58

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