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Sport Georgia edges Auburn, wins SEC East for 3rd year in row

03:00  17 november  2019
03:00  17 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Jake Fromm passed for three touchdowns and No. 5 Georgia’s defense produced two late stops, clinching the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title with a 21-14 victory over No. 13 Auburn on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (9-1, 6-1 SEC, No. 4 CFP) sailed through three quarters with a 21-0 lead before Auburn (7-3, 4-3) rallied in the fourth.

BOX SCORE: GEORGIA 21, AUBURN 14

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Georgia held on to become the first team to win three consecutive SEC East titles since Florida won five in a row from 1992-96.

Fromm and De’Andre Swift delivered enough offense to keep the Bulldogs on track for a shot at the College Football Playoffs. Most of the way, though, it was clear the game featured two of the league’s top defenses.

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ATLANTA — Georgia hired Kirby Smart two years ago with the goal of competing for SEC and national championships. The Bulldogs won one It also helps that Auburn ’s best win is against 11-1 Alabama, which could be the most impressive victory among the teams vying for spots in the New Year ’s Six

Auburn scored two touchdowns in the fourth, then had a pair of drives stopped on fourth down in the final minutes. Freshman Bo Nix threw three incompletions and was sacked on the Tigers’ final drive starting from their 27.

Fromm was 13-of-28 passing for just 110 yards, but had a 51-yard touchdown pass to Dominick Blaylock and a pair of 5-yarders to Eli Wolf and Brian Herrien. Swift ran for 106 yards on 17 carries.

Nix completed 30 of 50 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown. He also ran 13 times for 42 yards. Seth Williams caught 13 passes for 121 yards.

The Tigers finally scored on Nix’s 3-yard touchdown pass to Eli Stove with 10:04 left, taking advantage of a pass interference call on the previous third-down play. Auburn appeared to recover an onside kick but it was overturned upon review because of an illegal block by Anthony Schwartz.

A Georgia three-and-out and three minutes later, Nix dove into the end zone for a 2-yard score after a play fake.

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By virtue of their win Saturday night, Georgia clinched its third straight SEC East title and a spot in the 2019 SEC Championship Game. Though Auburn was battling late, especially defensively where it silenced Georgia and forced punts on every fourth-quarter possession, the Dawgs got to key

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It was the first rushing touchdown the Bulldogs had allowed all season.

Auburn again drove into Georgia territory with Nix running for 8 yards on a fourth-and-5 play. Harold Joiner couldn’t collect a pass that was slightly behind him on the next fourth-down play.

THE TAKEAWAY

Georgia: Has won 15 of the last 19 meetings. Was outgained by 329-251 in total yards.

Auburn: Continued to struggle offensively against top teams. But the defense remains good enough to keep the Tigers in most games. Fell to 1-3 in games against teams currently ranked in the Top 11.

STALLED DRIVES

Auburn did have a handful of promising drives before the fourth but struggled to cash in with points. In the first half, the Tigers had a missed field goal, a 13-yard loss on fourth down and a fumble by Nix. With the game still in reach, Auburn had the ball in Georgia territory on its first two possessions of the second half but came up empty.

PHOTOGRAPHER HURT

A photographer was taken to the hospital after she was hit on the sideline and carted off the field. A Georgia statement said Chamberlain Smith was sent to East Alabama Medical Center in nearby Opelika for treatment. The school didn’t specify her injury.

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Georgia has won every SEC game by at least two touchdowns, with its result Saturday being the tightest Georgia does have two SEC games left, as the Bulldogs visit No. 14 Auburn next Saturday and then host Alabama went on the beat Notre Dame in the national championship game that year .

Georgia has won three straight and five of six to stay in the hunt for an NCAA Tournament at-larger berth. Sophomore guard Bryce Brown led six Tigers in double Freshman guard Mustapha Heron added 13 points, and Danjel Purifoy finished with 12 points for Auburn (17-13, 6-11 SEC ), which has

A photography intern for the University of Georgia Athletic Association, the Georgia graduate was hurt when Herrien ran into her several feet off the sideline late in the second quarter. Smith was kneeling down to take a picture and appeared to get hit in the head by Herrien’s knee.

Smith drew immediate medical attention and was down on the ground for several minutes. She had her eyes open, along with a bruise above her eye, when she was taken off on a stretcher.

UP NEXT

Georgia hosts Texas A&M on Saturday.

Auburn hosts Samford, an FCS team from Birmingham, on Saturday.

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