Bulldogs up to No. 6 in AP poll after remarkable turnaround

The Bulldogs have won four in a row, climbed to Number 6 in The
Associated Press rankings today and put themselves in solid
position for a BCS bowl invitation even if they don't get a chance
to play for the Southeastern Conference championship.
Who could have imagined such a scenario after Georgia was blown
out 35-14 by Tennessee? Who was even thinking about big-time bowl
bids when the Bulldogs were on the verge of losing to Vanderbilt
the very next week?
The Commodores appeared to be driving for the winning touchdown
when they fumbled deep in Georgia territory. The Bulldogs quickly
drove the other way, kicking a field goal on the last play for a
20-17 victory.
The Bulldogs haven't lost since.
Georgia defeated Florida for only the third time in 18 years,
wore black jerseys in an emotional win over Auburn and clinched a
tie for first in the SEC East with yesterday's 24-13 victory over
Kentucky.
Richt said, ``I don't think I've slept since that Florida game.
I've been so excited. This is year seven for me, and it's never
been like this.''

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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