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    Georgia Rallies To Beat Georgia Tech In Atlanta

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    By Scott Crumbly
    SEC Digital Network
     
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Georgia traveled to Atlanta to face rival Georgia Tech, and despite playing without starting quarterback Aaron Murray, the Bulldogs (8-4) came away with a 41-34 victory in double overtime.
     
    Hutson Mason took the reins from Murray, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last week, and maintained his composure even in the face of a 20-0 deficit. Georgia Tech (7-5) started quickly out of the gate, using a pair of touchdowns from quarterback Vad Lee – one through the air and one on the ground – to take control early.
     
    UGA managed to close the gap just before the half when Mason hit Todd Gurley on a 9-yard touchdown pass. After the break, the Bulldogs outscored the Jackets 20-7 in the second half to force overtime.
     
    Once in overtime, Gurley scored a pair of touchdowns on the ground to offset another rushing touchdown from Lee, and a big stop from the Georgia defense clinched the win.
     
    Mason filled in admirably for Murray, throwing for nearly 300 yards and a pair of TDs. Gurley went for 122 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.
     
    Statistical Leaders
     
    Georgia Tech
     
    Passing – Vad Lee, 11-for-23, 232 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
    Rushing – David Sims, 21 car, 100 yards
    Receiving – Robert Godhigh, 4 rec, 82 yards
     
    Georgia
     
    Passing – Hutson Mason, 22-for-36, 299 yards, 2 TD, INT
    Rushing – Todd Gurley, 20 car, 122 yards, 3 TD
    Receiving – Chris Conley, 7 rec, 129 yards
     
    Quick Notes
    Georgia now leads the all-time series 64-37-5.
    Georgia is now 12-1 against Georgia Tech under head coach Mark Richt.