Top 25 Battle Taking Place In Jordan-Hare This Weekend
#25 Georgia 6-3 (4-2 SEC) vs. #7 Auburn 9-1 (5-1 SEC) 3:30 pm CBS
The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Auburn this Saturday in a crucial SEC battle between two top 25 ranked teams. The Bulldogs are coming of 45-6 Homecoming victory over Appalachian State in a game that saw quarterback Aaron Murray break the SEC touchdown passing record (115th TD Pass) held by Florida’s Danny Wuerffel.
Auburn is coming off an impressive road victory (55-23)over the Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville. The Tigers are led by former Georgia Bulldog quarterback Nick Marshall who is having a very impressive season both rushing and passing.
-UGA is averaging 35.6 points per game (31st in the nation).
-UGA Is averaging 297.7 passing yards per game (19th in the country).
-UGA is averaging 180.9 rushing yards per game (57th in the nation).
-UGA’s QB Aaron Murray has completed 63.3% of his passes with 20 TD’s and 7 INT’s on the year.
-UGA’s RB Todd Gurley is averaging 6.2 yards per carry with 6 TD’s.
-UGA defense is giving up 28.8 points per game in scoring defense (77th in the nation).
-UGA is -7 in turnover margin and has lost the TO battle in four consecutive games.
-UGA is giving up 126 rushing yards per game.
-UGA is giving up 241 passing yards per game.
-Auburn is averaging 38.6 points per game (18th in the nation).
-Auburn is averaging 173.3 passing yards per game (108th in the country).
-Auburn is averaging 320 rushing yards per game (3rd in the nation).
-Auburn RB Tre Mason has 1,038 yards for 5.7 yards per carry and 13 TD’s.
-Auburn QB Nick Marshall is completing 58.5% if his passes with 8 TD’s and 5 INT’s .
-Auburn defense is 22nd in the nation in scoring defense giving up 20.4 points per game.
-Auburn is +1 in turnover margin on the season.
-Auburn is giving up 156.8 rushing yards per game.
-Auburn is allowing 237.6 passing yards per game .
-Auburn has 23 sacks through 10 games this year.
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