Boxscore
Central Florida 10, Georgia 6
Friday, December 31, 2010 3:30 PM
Location - Liberty Bowl Memorial
Attendance - 51231

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Central Florida 0 3 0 7 10
Georgia 3 0 3 0 6

Recap

Central Florida had to sweat out its first-ever bowl victory, but it was well worth it.

Latavius Murray scored the game’s only touchdown in the fourth quarter and the Central Florida defense shut Georgia down in a 10-6 victory in the Liberty Bowl on Friday at Memphis, Tenn.

The victory gave the Knights (11-3) the first bowl victory in the program’s history and sent the Bulldogs (6-7) to their first losing season in 14 years.

Murray rushed 18 times for 104 yards, none more important than the 10 yards he covered for a touchdown with 9:06 to go that gave Central Florida a 10-6 lead.

The game ended with the Central Florida defense on the field, which was probably fitting.

The Knights entered the game ranked 12th in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 18.0 points per game. They did not allow the Bulldogs to come close to that number Friday.

Standout end Bruce Miller recorded his second sack of the game with 30 seconds to go and Georgia had to hustle to the line to get off a play. A pass by Aaron Murray to the end zone fell incomplete but officials reviewed the play and put two seconds on the clock.

Murray sent another pass into the end zone but it was knocked to the turf and the Knights celebrated a big win over a BCS conference opponent.

Georgia had won four consecutive postseason games and now has to ponder a disappointing season while Central Florida gets to ring in the New Year by celebrating the most successful season in program history.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 2:02
Georgia   FG  Georgia 3 - Central Florida 0
2nd Quarter - 0:33
Central Florida   FG  Georgia 3 - Central Florida 3
3rd Quarter - 9:23
Georgia   FG  Georgia 6 - Central Florida 3
4th Quarter - 9:01
Central Florida   TD  Georgia 6 - Central Florida 10
TEAMS

Team Records

  Central Florida Georgia
W/L 11 - 3 - 0 6 - 7 - 0
Conference 8 - 1 - 0 3 - 5 - 0

Team Stats

  Central Florida Georgia
Score 10 6
First Downs 16 19
3rd Down Efficiency 3-for-10
30%
3-for-14
21%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
2-for-3
67%
Total Yards 241 280
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-124 32-82
Average/Rush 4.1 2.6
Passing
Comp-Att 16-30 21-38
Passing Yards 117 198
Average/Pass Play 3.9 4.8
Penalties-Yards 3-30 5-35
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 2
Time of Possession 27:30 32:30

PLAYER STATS

Central Florida (11 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Godfrey 16/29 117 0 2
Georgia (6 - 7)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Murray 21/38 198 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Murray 18 104 5.8 1
J. Godfrey 10 20 2.0 0
R. Weaver 1 0 0.0 0
J. Newsome 1 0 0.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
W. Ealey 16 60 3.8 0
C. Thomas 4 18 4.5 0
A. Murray 12 4 0.3 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Watters 6 57 9.5 0
J. Newsome 3 19 6.3 0
K. Aiken 3 15 5.0 0
K. Williams 1 13 13.0 0
A. Nissley 2 7 3.5 0
Q. McDuffie 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Green 8 77 9.6 0
K. Durham 3 47 15.7 0
T. King 4 33 8.2 0
O. Charles 2 19 9.5 0
B. Figgins 1 8 8.0 0
M. Brown 1 8 8.0 0
F. Munzenmaier 1 6 6.0 0
C. Thomas 1 0 0.0 0
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