Georgia routs Ga Tech 45-21, Alabama up next for SEC title
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bring on Alabama.
Jake Fromm threw a career-best four touchdown passes, D'Andre Swift ran for 105 yards and No. 5 Georgia romped into the Southeastern Conference championship game with a 45-21 rout of Georgia Tech on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (11-1, No. 5 CFP) couldn't afford a slip-up, not with a rematch against the top-ranked Crimson Tide looming next week in Atlanta.
Florida’s Polite, UGA’s Walker could sack ‘Cocktail Party’
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Game-wrecking pass-rushers could turn the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" into a steady stream of sack celebrations.
Florida's Jachai Polite and Georgia's D'Andre Walker are two of the most disruptive defenders in the Southeastern Conference. Polite, a junior defensive end, has seven sacks in as many games and at least one in each of the last five. Walker, a senior linebacker, has five of the team's nine sacks and a team-high 10 quarterback hurries.
No. 2 Georgia faces toughest test yet at No. 13 LSU
No. 2 Georgia (6-0, 4-0 SEC) at No. 13 LSU (5-1, 2-1), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)
Line: Georgia by 7½.
Series record: LSU leads 16-13-1.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Georgia needs to win to remain in pole position to win the SEC East and build its case for a College Football Playoff berth. LSU wants to bounce back from an upset loss at Florida and maintain control of its own fate as it tries to challenge No. 1 Alabama for supremacy in the SEC West.