Georgia picked up their first win of the 2011 season with a decisive 59-0 win against the undermanned Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Aaron Murray tossed three touchdown passes in the victory.
Murray, who only played one series in the second half, finished the game 18-of-26 for 188 yards with no interceptions. Hutson Mason also got some time and completed 6-of-9 passes for 68 yards and one touchdown. Both Murray and Mason also scored one-yard rushing touchdowns.
Isaiah Crowell rushed 16 times for 86 yards and one touchdown to leads the Dawgs’ ground attack. Carlton Thomas picked up 71 yards on 15 carries while Brandon Harton rushed 11 times for 33 yards.
Georgia’s receiving corps was led by Tavarres King with six catches for 65 yards and two TD’s. Malcolm Mitchell also had six receptions for 43 yards.
The Georgia defense held Coastal Carolina to only 112 total yards, 49 passing and 63 rushing. It was their first shutout since a 43-0 win over Vanderbilt last season.
Next up for the Dawgs (1-2, 0-1 SEC) is a trip to Oxford to take on the Ole Miss Rebels (1-2, 0-1 SEC). The game will be televised by the SEC Network at 12:21 p.m. ET (Tickets).