ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Aaron Murray threw for three touchdowns,
Justin Houston returned a fumble 18 yards for a score and Georgia
Tech missed a tying extra point, giving Georgia the win it needed
to be eligible for a bowl, a 42-34 victory over the Yellow Jackets
on Saturday night.
This one was a comedy of errors that surely wasn't very funny
for the fans of either team, both finishing disappointing seasons.
But Georgia (6-6) held on to beat its state rival for the second
year in a row, benefiting from a rare miscue by one of Georgia
Tech's most reliable players.
The Yellow Jackets (6-6) were poised to tie the game at 35 after
Anthony Allen bulled into the end zone with 4:57 remaining. But
Scott Blair yanked the extra point wide left, and Georgia added an
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