Boxscore
Georgia 24, Mississippi State 10
Saturday, October 1, 2011 12:00 PM
Location - Sanford Stadium
Attendance - 92746

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Mississippi State 3 0 0 7 10
Georgia 14 7 3 0 24

Recap


Georgia pushed its winning streak to three and moved above .500 in SEC play, riding another dominant defensive showing to a 24-10 home victory over Mississippi State.

Georgia (3-2, 2-1 SEC) did not allow an offensive touchdown in smothering Mississippi State’s rushing attack. Mississippi State (2-3, 0-3 SEC) came in averaging 217.5 rushing yards per game, but rushed for 56 yards.

Since starting 0-2, Georgia has allowed 23 points in victories over Coastal Carolina, Mississippi and Mississippi State.

Aaron Murray’s two first-quarter touchdown passes staked Georgia to a 14-3 lead. Murray found Orson Charles for a 21-yard score three minutes in, and hit Malcolm Mitchell from 6 yards out with 1:58 left in the quarter.

Carlton Thomas scored on a 7-yard run right before halftime, giving Georgia a 21-3 lead. Freshman Isaiah Crowell led Georgia with 103 yards rushing.

Mississippi State’s lone touchdown came on Darius Slay’s 72-yard interception return with 8:31 remaining.

Georgia travels to Tennessee next Saturday, while Mississippi State visits UAB.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:53
Georgia   TD  Georgia 7 - Mississippi State 0
1st Quarter - 7:53
Mississippi State   FG  Georgia 7 - Mississippi State 3
1st Quarter - 1:58
Georgia   TD  Georgia 14 - Mississippi State 3
2nd Quarter - 1:03
Georgia   TD  Georgia 21 - Mississippi State 3
3rd Quarter - 2:29
Georgia   FG  Georgia 24 - Mississippi State 3
4th Quarter - 8:31
Mississippi State   TD  Georgia 24 - Mississippi State 10
TEAMS

Team Records

  Mississippi State Georgia
W/L 2 - 3 - 0 3 - 2 - 0
Conference 0 - 3 - 0 2 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Mississippi State Georgia
Score 10 24
First Downs 13 20
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-15
27%
6-for-15
40%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-3
33%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 213 315
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 34-56 49-155
Average/Rush 1.6 3.2
Passing
Comp-Att 19-33 13-25
Passing Yards 157 160
Average/Pass Play 4.1 5.9
Penalties-Yards 8-50 8-57
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 2-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 3
Time of Possession 25:21 34:39

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Relf 19/31 157 0 2
D. Favre 0/2 0 0 0
Georgia (3 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Murray 13/25 160 2 3
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Relf 15 31 2.1 0
V. Ballard 8 23 2.9 0
L. Perkins 5 14 2.8 0
R. Elliott 2 7 3.5 0
J. Lewis 1 3 3.0 0
B. Swedenburg 0 2 0.0 0
C. Bumphis 1 0 0.0 0
D. Favre 1 -10 -10.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
I. Crowell 22 104 4.7 0
C. Thomas 8 35 4.4 1
R. Samuel 9 28 3.1 0
A. Murray 5 5 1.0 0
D. Butler 0 -4 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Clark 5 57 11.4 0
C. Smith 6 46 7.7 0
R. Sanders 3 24 8.0 0
C. Bumphis 2 15 7.5 0
V. Ballard 2 9 4.5 0
L. Perkins 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Mitchell 5 60 12.0 1
O. Charles 3 46 15.3 1
T. King 2 21 10.5 0
C. Thomas 1 14 14.0 0
M. Bennett 1 11 11.0 0
C. Conley 1 8 8.0 0
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