Boxscore
Georgia 56, Florida Atlantic 20
Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Sanford Stadium
Attendance - 92746

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Florida Atlantic 7 7 0 6 20
Georgia 14 14 21 7 56

Recap


No. 7 Georgia 56, Florida Atlantic 20: Quarterback Aaron Murray passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two more as the host Bulldogs shook off a sluggish start with 35 unanswered points en route to a school-record 713 yards.

Georgia (3-0) found itself tied 14-14 three minutes into the second quarter before Murray took over. He scored on a 1-yard run with 6:29 left in the half and found Michael Bennett for a 67-yard touchdown pass with 1:34 to go as Georgia led 28-14 at halftime.

Murray, who scored on a 1-yard run for Georgia’s first score in the opening quarter, completed a 36-yard touchdown pass to Arthur Lynch with 12:40 left in the third quarter. The junior finished 14 of 19 passing for a career-best 342 yards.

The Owls (1-2) stayed close into the second quarter. Damian Fortner broke free for a 43-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7-7 with 2:30 left in the first quarter. Quarterback Graham Wilbert hit Nexon Dorvilus on a 2-yard touchdown pass with 12:19 left before halftime as the Owls pulled even at 14-14.

Georgia freshmen Todd Gurley (111 yards) and Keith Marshall (104) each rushed for a touchdown.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Georgia LB Jarvis Jones, the reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Week, missed the game with a groin injury. … William Dukes caught five passes for 98 yards for Florida Atlantic. … Murray scored a rushing touchdown for the first time since 2010. He also tied Eric Zeier for second in school history with 67 career touchdown passes. 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 7:25
Georgia   TD  Georgia 7 - Florida Atlantic 0
1st Quarter - 2:30
Florida Atlantic   TD  Georgia 7 - Florida Atlantic 7
1st Quarter - 1:11
Georgia   TD  Georgia 14 - Florida Atlantic 7
2nd Quarter - 12:19
Florida Atlantic   TD  Georgia 14 - Florida Atlantic 14
2nd Quarter - 6:29
Georgia   TD  Georgia 21 - Florida Atlantic 14
2nd Quarter - 1:34
Georgia   TD  Georgia 28 - Florida Atlantic 14
3rd Quarter - 12:40
Georgia   TD  Georgia 35 - Florida Atlantic 14
3rd Quarter - 10:18
Georgia   TD  Georgia 42 - Florida Atlantic 14
3rd Quarter - 4:06
Georgia   TD  Georgia 49 - Florida Atlantic 14
4th Quarter - 12:34
Georgia   TD  Georgia 56 - Florida Atlantic 14
4th Quarter - 10:11
Florida Atlantic   TD  Georgia 56 - Florida Atlantic 20
TEAMS

Team Records

  Florida Atlantic Georgia
W/L 1 - 2 - 0 3 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Florida Atlantic Georgia
Score 20 56
First Downs 15 26
3rd Down Efficiency 9-for-19
47%
5-for-9
56%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 318 713
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 38-135 42-328
Average/Rush 3.6 7.8
Passing
Comp-Att 18-33 15-21
Passing Yards 183 385
Average/Pass Play 5.4 18.3
Penalties-Yards 4-40 8-49
Fumbles-Lost 3-1 3-2
Interceptions Thrown 1 2
Time of Possession 33:56 26:04

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Wilbert 18/33 183 1 1
Georgia (3 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Murray 14/19 342 2 1
C. LeMay 1/2 43 0 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Fortner 14 81 5.8 1
J. Wallace 12 33 2.8 0
M. Jackson 7 11 1.6 0
S. Curtis 2 6 3.0 0
G. Wilbert 3 4 1.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Gurley 10 111 11.1 1
K. Marshall 10 104 10.4 1
K. Malcome 7 46 6.6 0
R. Wooten 1 24 24.0 0
A. Murray 3 20 6.7 2
B. Harton 4 14 3.5 0
C. LeMay 7 9 1.3 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
W. Dukes 5 98 19.6 0
D. Fortner 2 21 10.5 0
N. Dorvilus 3 16 5.3 1
D. McKinney 3 16 5.3 0
A. Deleon 2 15 7.5 0
T. Jones 2 10 5.0 0
B. Hankerson 1 7 7.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Bennett 4 110 27.5 1
A. Lynch 3 73 24.3 1
T. King 2 53 26.5 0
M. Mitchell 1 49 49.0 0
M. Brown 3 44 14.7 0
J. Scott-Wesley 1 43 43.0 0
C. Conley 1 13 13.0 0
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