Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - No. 10 Auburn welcoming the number one ranked
The Auburn crowd loud from the start but it was Georgia to capitalize first.
On Georgia’s first drive of the game, Nick Chubb takes the handoff in the wildcat formation to push his way into the end zone to give Georiga an early 7-0 lead.
Georgia fans cheers don't last long because Auburn made sure it was the only positive moment of the game. The Auburn defense would hold Chubb and the Bulldog run game to 46 rushing yards.
Later in the first quarter, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm is taken down by Jeff Holland, Holland's only sack of the game.
Steaming from the Auburn defense, the Tiger offense would up their pace.
In the second quarter, Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham takes his time in the pocket to find the Darius Slayton for the
"Getting some momentum, we hit a couple big plays," said head coach Gus Malzahn. "I just feel like we really won the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball."
The Auburn momentum would only steam roll from there.
Running back Kerryon Johnson finds an outside lane and is off to the races before diving into the end zone to seal Auburn's fate in the fourth quarter with a 55-yard touchdown.
Auburn would go on to upset the number one team in the country 40-17.
"We have a great opportunity right now," said Malzahn. "Our goal was to win the SEC Championship and here we are November 11 and we're right in the middle of it."