Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Georgia Upends the Gators

Some final news and notes from the weekend..
Week: 1-3 SU, 3-0-1 ATS, 1-3 O/U
Season: 20-17 SU, 23-12-1 ATS, 18-18-1 O/U

Georgia 42 Florida 30
-"I told them if they didn't get a celebration penalty after the first touchdown I was going to run every one of them at 5:45am" - Coach Mark Richt describing his ordered celebration of the Bulldogs first TD
-Tim Tebow was sacked 6 times. He came in having been sacked 5 times all year
-The 6 sacks helped Tebow "achieve" minus -15 yards rushing for a guy averaging 80+ per game coming into the WLOCP
-Urban Meyer is a hit in Gainesville, largely because he was 7-0 vs the Gators three main rivals coming into Saturday (Tenn, Ga, FSU). Make that 7-1.
-Georgia's 42 points were its most in the rivalry since 1982

Clemson 30 Maryland 17
-Cullen Harper tied the Clemson single season record with his 21st TD pass of the season
-"I won't be doing that again, that's a lot of pressure" - Clemson RB James Davis in response to future guarantees after his came through on Saturday

NC State 29 Virginia 24
-The loss was the Cavs first since the opening weekend to Wyoming
-The loss also prevented Virginia from a school record 8th straight win
-The Wolfpack ended a 9 game ACC losing streak
-Donald Bowens lead the Pack with 202 receiving yards and 2 TDs

Miss St 31 Kentucky 14
-The Bulldogs forced 6 turnovers, including 3 INT from Andre Woodson in their second road win of the year.

Ohio State 37 Penn State 17
-The Buckeyes won their 19th straight Big Ten game, tying a mark set by Michigan from 1990-1992.

UConn 22 South Florida 15
-The Huskies beat a ranked opponent for the 1st time in school history using a late a goal line stand to thwart the Bulls

Texas 28 Nebraska 25
-Nebraska lost their fourth straight game for the first time since 1961.

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