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    Box Score

    By: Eric SanInocencio
    Twitter: @EricSan
    SEC Digital Network

    Birmingham, Ala. -- With a trip to the SEC Championship looming over Athens on Saturday, Georgia handled their rivalry business, defeating Georgia Tech 42-10 at Sanford Stadium. This is UGA's 63rd win all-time against the Yellow Jackets.

    The Bulldogs move to 11-1 on the year, and will head to Atlanta to compete for the conference championship. Georgia Tech falls to 6-6 on the season.

    Georgia played well on both sides of the ball, manhandling the Rambling Wreck for four quarters. Head coach Mark Richt's team jumped out early, taking a 28-3 advantage heading into the locker room. Aaron Murray had an efficient performance going 14-of-17 and throwing for 265 yards and a touchdown. The Bulldogs freshman running attack of Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, commonly known as "Gurshall", ran for a combined four scores in the Saturday victory.

    Georgia wasted no time getting on the board, taking advantage of a big kickoff return to reach the endzone in just four plays. Gurley added the exclamation point, running in from three yards out to put the Bulldogs ahead for good.

    Statistical Leaders

    Passing – Aaron Murray, 14-for-17, 215 yards, 2 TD
    Rushing – Todd Gurley, 12 car, 97 yards, 2 TD
    Receiving – Malcolm Mitchell, 3 rec, 88 yards
    Georgia Tech

    Passing – Vlad Lee, 4-for-12, 65 yards, TD
    Rushing – David Sims, 14 car, 71 yards, TD
    Quick Notes

    -From 1917-24, Georgia and Georgia Tech did not play each other because of a dispute caused by a Georgia parade float that ridiculed the Yellow Jackets for playing football during World War I.
    -Georgia leads the series 62-37-5 and doesn’t count two Georgia Tech wins during WWII (1943-44) when the Yellow Jackets utilized players from a naval officer’s training program hosted on campus
    -UGA is 47-8 against non-conference opponents under Mark Richt.
    - Georgia leads the series 62-37-5 and is 11-1 vs. GT under Richt.