ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nick Chubb shared the spotlight in Todd Gurley’s return, with both backs rushing for more than 100 yards in No. 16 Georgia’s 34-7 victory over ninth-ranked Auburn on Saturday night.
Georgia (8-2, 6-2, No. 15 CFP) dominated the latest edition in Deep South’s oldest rivalry, handing the Tigers (7-3, 4-3, No. 9 CFP) their second straight loss and finishing off any hopes they had of repeating as Southeastern Conference champions.READ MORE: The House Passes Democrats' Health Care And Climate Bill, Clearing Measure For Biden's Signature
Gurley returned to Georgia’s backfield after serving a four-game suspension for taking more than $3,000 for autographs. But Chubb, who filled in brilliantly while Gurley was out, kept up his strong play with 144 yards and a pair of touchdowns.READ MORE: FBI Is Investigating 'Unprecedented' Number Of Threats Against Bureau In Wake Of Mar-A-Lago Search
Gurley finished with 138 yards and a TD, though he left late in the game after hurting his left knee.
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