Prior to Saturday’s win against then #6 South Carolina Aaron Murray was 1-10 vs Top 15 Ranked teams. On Saturday afternoon Murray and the Bulldogs showed just how could they could be. Aaron Murray threw for 309 yards and four touchdowns, Georgia’s defense came up with a goal line stand and the 11th-ranked Bulldogs defeated No. 6 South Carolina 41-30. Coming off a 38-35 loss at Clemson, Georgia could not afford another defeat if it wanted to remain a serious contender for a national title. Now they are back in the hunt, if they win the SEC east they will play in the SEC Championship game with a chance to go play for the national title. Aaron Murray is really good! He has been during his time at Georgia. Sometimes those crazy numbers we look at can be mis-leading.
Murray turning in one of the best games of his career and shaking off his reputation as a quarterback who couldn’t win the big game. He capped off his stellar day with an 85-yard touchdown pass to Justin Scott-Wesley with 13 minutes remaining.The defense made sure it stood up, stuffing Mike Davis on fourth-and-goal from inside the 1. Davis led the Gamecocks (1-1, 0-1) with 149 yards rushing on 16 carries.
Georgia snapped a three-year losing streak against the Gamecocks, thanks to Murray’s play. Period! The Bulldogs won the division the last two years despite losing to S.C.
Todd Gurley rushing for 136 yards on 30 bruising carries and scoring two touchdowns (thank you Mike Bobo) but the play of the day was made by Murray faced with a third-and-13 from its own 15 Murray scrambled away from Jadeveon Clowney and lofted a pass to Scott-Wesley all alone behind the secondary giving Georgia an 11-point lead.
Georgia had 536 – You wont miss him until he’s gone.
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