Georgia rebounded from its blowout loss to Auburn by beating Kentucky in Sanford Stadium on Saturday, pounding the Wildcats 42-13 behind 381 yards rushing and a solid defensive effort. For the victory, the Bulldogs (10-1, 7-1 SEC) stayed at No. 7 in latest AP poll.
Jake Fromm completed 9 of 14 passes for 123 yards and touchdown with 1 interception while Nick Chubb was the offensive star, rushing for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Bulldogs defense held Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. to just 94 yards on 22 rushes and 1 touchdown.
Alabama will enter the Iron Bowl this week ranked No. 1 in the country, as the Crimson Tide remained at the top of the poll. They will travel to Auburn to play the No. 6 Tigers in a game that will decide the SEC West and Georgia’s opponent in the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta on Dec. 2.
A Nick Fitzgerald touchdown pass saved Mississippi State from being shocked by Arkansas, and the Bulldogs moved up one spot to No. 16 in the latest poll. LSU, winners at Tennessee, rose two spots to No. 19.