Georgia football comes in at No. 5 in AP Poll
The Georgia Bulldogs rolled to a 27-10 victory over Auburn on Saturday night, making it the third straight win for Georgia. But with every team in the Top 10 of the AP Poll also winning, the Bulldogs will remain in the No. 5 spot. Georgia is at No. 5 in this week’s Coaches Poll as well.
The Bulldogs won thanks to a huge performance from sophomore running back D’Andre Swift. He rushed for a career best 186 rushing yards in the win over the Tigers, making it the third straight game he’s topped the 100-yard threshold. The Georgia defense also did a great job slowing the Auburn offense, especially after the first quarter. For the fourth consecutive Georgia-Auburn game in Sanford Stadium, the Tigers failed to score a touchdown after the first 15 minutes of the game.
The top four remains the same in this week’s AP Poll, as Alabama is still No. 1, Clemson is No. 2, Notre Dame at No. 3 and Michigan at No. 4. The Bulldogs are still the second-highest ranked one-loss team, behind only Michigan.
There are a total of six SEC teams ranked this week. LSU comes in at No. 10 after gutting out a 24-17 win over Arkansas. Florida moves up to No. 15 after beating South Carolina, while Kentucky falls to No. 20 after a rather surprising loss to Tennessee. Mississippi Stated dropped in the poll after its 24-0 loss to Alabama, moving to No. 25.
The Auburn game was Georgia’s final SEC game of the regular season, as the Bulldogs went 7-1 against conference foes this year. Georgia will play Alabama on Dec. 1 in the SEC Championship game with a spot in the College Football Playoff likely on the line. That game is scheduled for a 4 p.m. kickoff.
UGA goes out of conference next Saturday, as the Bulldogs host the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game is scheduled for a 4 p.m. ET kickoff and will be broadcast on the SEC Network. The game can also be heard on WSB Radio 95.5 FM/750 AM.
AP Poll Top 25 Week 12
1. Alabama (10-0) 2. Clemson (10-0) 3. Notre Dame (10-0) 4. Michigan (9-1) 5. Georgia (9-1) 6. Oklahoma (9-1) 7. West Virginia (8-1) 8. Washington State (9-1) 9. Ohio State (9-1) 10. LSU (8-2) 11. UCF (9-0) 12. Syracuse (8-2) 13. Texas (7-3) 14. Utah State (9-1) 15. Florida (7-3) 16. Penn State (7-3) 17. Washington (7-3) 18. Iowa State (6-3) 19. Cincinnati (9-1) 20. Kentucky (7-3) 21. Utah (7-3) 22. Boston College (7-3) 23. Boise State (8-2) 24. Northwestern (6-4) 25. Mississippi State (6-4)
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