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Top 25: No. 5 Georgia 48, Vanderbilt 3

Published September 22, 2012 9:15 pm

Top 25 football • Georgia's Murray has thrown 69 TD passes during his Bulldogs career.
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ATHENS, Ga. • Aaron Murray completed his first 12 passes and No. 5 Georgia finally got off to a good start, blowing out Vanderbilt before halftime on the way to a 48-3 victory Saturday night.

Murray hooked up with Tavarres King and Marlon Brown on touchdown throws to break a tie with Eric Zeier for second place in school history.

The junior quarterback has 69 TDs, just three behind David Greene.

Murray also scored on a 1-yard sneak to help the Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) race to a 27-0 lead. He finished 18 of 24 for 250 yards. Todd Gurley rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns. Keith Marshall also had a pair of scoring runs.

Vanderbilt (1-3, 0-2) took its worst defeat since a 48-0 loss to Tennessee in 2003. —