Posted January 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
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For each of its previous two bowl trips, Georgia left the field shrouded in the uncomfortable feelings of a season-ending loss. While this offseason could certainly feature some big changes to its roster, it will at least begin on a high note. A month removed from missing a berth in the BCS title game because of a narrow loss to Alabama, the sixth-ranked Bulldogs rode junior quarterback Aaron Murray's five touchdown passes to a 45-31 victory over No. 23 Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray and fellow underclassman Jarvis Jones could certainly jump to the NFL this offseason, but for one more game Bulldogs' fans got to see a championship-caliber team intact. ''Last year we went 0-2 and win 10 in a row, but we can't finish that season out. And this year we had another really good season, win the East, and we didn't win the SEC championship, but we certainly performed a lot better,'' Bulldogs' coach Mark Richt said. ''So now...
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