Florida hit a 37-yard field goal in overtime to beat Georgia 34-31 in Jacksonville. It was the first overtime victory for either school in the historical rivalry.
Georgia trailed 21-7 at halftime, but battled back to tie the game and eventually send the game to overtime. On their first possession, quarterback Aaron Murray threw his third interception of the game ending the Dawgs’ chances of beating the Gators.
Chas Henry, the Florida punter, hit a 37-yard field goal in overtime to beat hapless Georgia.
Murray finished the game 18-of-37 for 313 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. Tight end Orson Charles led the team with six receptions for 108 yards and a touchdown.
Tavarres King also had three catches for 104 yards. He scored on a 66-yard pass from Murray in the 2nd quarter. A.J. Green, Georgia’s best receiver, had only four catches for 42 yards and a TD.
Next up for Georgia is a home game against Idaho State on Saturday, November 6, 2010. The game will be televised by WSB-TV Channel 2 in Georgia.
- Georgia Falls in Overtime to Florida, 34-31 – GeorgiaDogs.com
- Georgia-Florida Box Score – ESPN.com
- Dawgs Stunned in Overtime ($) – UGASports.com
- Richt Defends OT Play Calls ($) – UGASports.com