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Elijah Holyfield and Georgia continue to win, as the Bulldogs beat Auburn on Saturday.

Georgia still at No. 5 in Coaches Poll after Auburn win

For the third week in a row, Georgia picked up a double-digit win over an SEC foe, as the Bulldogs cruised past Auburn, 27-10 on Saturday night. But due to every team in the top 10 of the Coaches Poll also winning, the Bulldogs will remain at No. 5 for a third straight week.

The Bulldogs got a dominant performance out of sophomore running back D’Andre Swift on Saturday, as he rushed for a career best 186 rushing yards in the win over the Tigers. The Georgia defense also did a great job limiting Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham, as he didn’t have a touchdown pass on the night. For the fourth consecutive Georgia-Auburn game in Sanford Stadium, the Tigers failed to score a touchdown after the first quarter.

The top four remains unchanged, as it is still Alabama at No. 1, Clemson at 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 pulling out a 24-17 win over Arkansas. Florida moves up to No. 16 after beating South Carolina, while Kentucky falls to No. 21 after a surprising loss to Tennessee. Mississippi State fell after its 24-0 loss to Alabama, dropping to No. 23

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.

Coaches Poll Top 25 Week 12

1 Alabama 10-0 1624 64 1 1/1
2 Clemson 10-0 1561 1 2 2/4
3 Notre Dame 10-0 1490 0 3 3/11
4 Michigan 9-1 1415 0 4 4/22
5 Georgia 9-1 1369 0 5 2/6
6 Oklahoma 9-1 1273 0 6 5/11
7 West Virginia 8-1 1173 0 8 1 6/20
8 Ohio State 9-1 1135 0 7 -1 2/9
9 Washington State 9-1 1119 0 9 9/NR
10 Louisiana State 8-2 1078 0 10 4/24
11 Central Florida 9-0 1042 0 11 9/23
12 Syracuse 8-2 849 0 13 1 12/NR
13 Utah State 9-1 698 0 16 3 13/NR
14 Texas 7-3 662 0 19 5 7/NR
15 Penn State 7-3 646 0 20 5 8/20
16 Florida 7-3 604 0 21 5 11/NR
17 Washington 7-3 591 0 18 1 6/19
18 Iowa State 6-3 403 0 25 7 18/NR
19 Utah 7-3 387 0 24 5 16/NR
20 Cincinnati 9-1 383 0 23 3 20/NR
21 Kentucky 7-3 318 0 12 -9 12/NR
22 Boston College 7-3 309 0 14 -8 14/NR
23 Mississippi State 6-4 219 0 15 -8 14/NR
24 Boise State 8-2 129 0 NR 14 17/NR
25 UAB 9-1 102 0 NR 4 25/NR

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