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Top-ranked Bulldogs roll over UAB 49-21

Georgia quarterback Carson Beck and tight end Brock Bowers combined for a big night Saturday at Sanford Stadium, connecting nine times for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the top-ranked Bulldogs’ 49-21 win over UAB.

After Georgia took a 28-14 lead into halftime, the Bulldogs (4-0) dominated the third quarter, stretching their lead to 42-14. Beck was done for the night by the end of the third, finishing 22 of 32 for a career-high 337 yards and three touchdowns.

Offensively, Georgia outgained the Blazers 581-336, getting 393 yards through the air and 188 on the ground. Defensively, Georgia held UAB (1-3) to 4.4 yards per play. Eleven different Bulldogs had at least three tackles.

The win extended the Bulldogs’ school-record winning streak to 21 games, moved their regular-season win streak to 31 games, and it was Georgia’s 22nd straight win on Dooley Field. The program record for most consecutive home wins is 24, set from 1980-83.

UGA photographers Chamberlain Smith amd Kari Hodges captured the day’s action in the gallery above and read the game story and stats at