Senior quarterback Joe Cox threw for 375 yards and a school-record five touchdowns to propel Georgia to a 52-41 win over Arkansas in Fayetteville. The Dawgs are now 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the SEC.
Cox tied a UGA record with the five touchdowns he threw. A.J. Green caught two of the touchdown passes, while Tavarres King, Orson Charles and Aron White all caught one for the Bulldogs.
Richard Samuel rushed 16 times for 117 yards and a touchdown. Caleb King, playing in his first game this season, rushed 11 times for 60 yards.
With the win, Georgia is now 4-0 against Arkansas in Fayetteville and 9-3 overall.
The Georgia defense was the only letdown of the night. Willie Martinez’s crew gave up 485 yards (408 yards passing, 77 yards rushing) and 21 points in the first quarter.
Next up for the Bulldogs is a non-conference home game against the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. ET (ESPNU).