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Unbeaten Missouri Upsets Georgia 41-26

3:29 PM, Oct 12, 2013   |    comments
Oct 12, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) is sacked and fumbles after being hit by Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Shane Ray (56) during the second quarter at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Receiver Bud Sasser threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to L'Damian Washington in the fourth quarter after quarterback James Franklin left with a shoulder injury and No. 25 Missouri held off No. 7 Georgia's comeback attempt to upset the Bulldogs 41-26 on Saturday.
 
Missouri (6-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) led by 18 points in the first half before Georgia (4-2, 3-1) cut the lead to 28-26 in the fourth quarter.
 
The Tigers answered the challenge with two late touchdowns despite losing Franklin to a shoulder injury.
 
After Franklin was taken to the locker room, freshman backup Maty Mauk threw a lateral to Sasser, who stopped and tossed a deep to the end zone for Washington. Washington, who outfought cornerback Damian Swann for the catch, had 115 yards and two touchdowns.
 
James Ponder's interception of Aaron Murray's pass with 4:25 remaining set up Henry Josey's 7-yard touchdown run to end Georgia's hopes.

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