Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Georgia 24-12

Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Georgia 24-12

Mississippi State earned a 24-12 victory over Georgia on Saturday in Week 4 action at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.

Bettors who backed the Bulldogs were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 45.5.

Chris Relf completed 8 of 13 pass attempts for 135 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Washaun Ealey rushed for 36 yards for Georgia, while Aaron Murray added 32 yards. Aaron Murray threw for 274 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Tavarres King and Kris Durham had 79 and 64 yards respectively.

Mississippi State was outgained by Georgia 387-314 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Bulldogs.

The time of possession battle favored Georgia as their offense was on the field for 30:29, longer than the 29:31 of their opponents.

Mississippi State heads into a Week 5 battle against Alcorn State. Georgia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.