Found October 06, 2013 on
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The game wasn't supposed to be close, one current SEC power vs. a former SEC power desperately trying to regain past glory.
And they very nearly did.
The Tennessee Vols gave the #6 ranked Georgia Bulldogs all the could handle and more in Knoxville. The Vols fought back from a 17-3 halftime deficit to take a late 4th quarter 31-24 lead.
But it wasn't enough.
Georgia senior QB Aaron Murray overcame the absence of his top 2 RB's, his top 3 WR's, all out with injuries, to lead the Bulldogs to a game tying touchdown pass with just 2 seconds left sending the game to overtime.
But Tennessee fought back.
In the 1st overtime, the Vols took the ball right down to the goal line and a semi-reverse by WR Alton Howard would have won it. But Howard dropped the ball trying to lunge into the end zone. The ball rolled out of bounds, giving Georgia an automatic touchback.
Dawgs kicker Marshall Morgan dropped in a 42-yard field goal on the next possession and Georgi...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Georgia's Aaron Murray is the new Southeastern Conference record holder for career yards passing.Murray's 24-yard completion to Chris Conley on a fourth-and-4 play from the Tennessee 39-yard line in in the second quarter Saturday gave him 11,538 career yards passing. Murray capped the drive with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Rantavious Wooten that increased...
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Prior to the start of the 2013 season, when you said the name Aaron Murray, inevitably the responses about the Georgia Bulldogs quarterback came back "choke artist", "can't win the big game", "can't beat the good teams", and "stat monger, but not a winner."
So far in 2013, Murray is doing his damnedest...
KNOXVILLE - Aaron Murray talks about Georgia's 34-31 overtime win over Tennessee.
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray likely will become the Southeastern Conference's all-time leader in career yards passing Saturday at Tennessee.
Tennessee will try to make sure he remembers this game for an entirely different reason.
Now that the sixth-ranked Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0 SEC) have survived a brutal September schedule with their national title hopes intact, they must...
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Mark Richt and Aaron Murray happy to escape Knoxville alive. Photo via ESPN.
Georgia managed to beat Tennessee in overtime 34-31 on Saturday night, with more of that having to do with Tennessee wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard losing control of the ball before reaching the end zone in overtime than for anything the Bulldogs did on the field.
That came after Georgia...
Nearing game time. Green helmets with silver wings. Aaron Murray shredding Tennessee. Jameis Winston continues to be freshman sensation making big, big plays, 393 yards and 5 tds today. Bama rolls against Georgia State.
Weather is perfect for football. Game 5 in 8 minutes. Washington and Stanford tonight.
BREAKING: There are some really, really good wide receivers in college football right now. We’ve already shown you one-handed touchdown catches by Nebraska’s Kenny Bell and Alabama’s DeAndrew White today — now you can add Georgia’s Chris Conley to the mix.
Nice throw by Aaron Murray, even better catch by Conley:
And another angle, in slow-mo:
The No. 6 ranked Georgia Bulldogs will be looking for their fourth straight win on Saturday when they visit the Tennessee Volunteers.
Georgia (3-1) and Tennessee (3-2) will each by looking for their fourth win of the season.
Coverage of the Georgia and Tennessee game will air on CBS beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN.