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NCAA Game Summary - Georgia at Tennessee



(Saturday, October 8th)

Final Score: Georgia 20, Tennessee 12

Knoxville, TN (Sports Network) - Aaron Murray threw for 227 yards to lead the Georgia Bulldogs to a 20-12 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers in an SEC battle at Neyland Stadium.

Malcolm Mitchell caught three passes for 126 yards to lead the Georgia receiving corps, while Isaiah Crowell led the ground attack with 58 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 19 totes. The Bulldogs (4-2, 3-1 SEC) have now won four straight, including three consecutive victories in conference play.

Tyler Bray threw for 251 yards to lead Tennessee (3-2, 0-2) in a losing effort, while Mychal Rivera caught five passes for 85 yards and Marlin Lane grabbed six balls for 84 yards. The UT offense was one-dimensional, as the Vols finished with -20 yards rushing on 23 attempts.

A 35-yard Blair Walsh field goal gave the Bulldogs a 3-0 lead midway through the opening frame.

The Volunteers responded with a field goal of their own, a 28-yard Michael Palardy conversion late in the second frame to knot things up at three apiece.

Walsh connected again with under two minutes remaining in the half, a 23-yard kick, but the Volunteers responded with yet another Palardy conversion, this time from 43 yards away, to send things into the break tied at 6-6.

The Bulldogs took a 13-6 lead midway through the third period with a one-yard Crowell plunge, and extended the advantage to 20-6 late in the frame with a 17-yard Crowell scamper.

Tennessee added a one-yard Matt Simms plunge with just over two minutes remaining in the contest, but Georgia was able to hang on and secure the eight-point win.

10/09 00:45:36 ET


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