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Aaron Murray leads No. 9 Georgia past No. 6 LSU, 44-41

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ATHENS, Ga. — Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes, including a 25-yarder to Justin Scott-Wesley with 1:47 remaining, and No. 9 Georgia rallied to beat No. 6 LSU, 44-41, in a thrilling game between Southeastern Conference powerhouses Saturday.

The Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0) completed their opening-month run through a gauntlet of top-10 teams with a victory that propelled them back into the thick of the national championship race.

LSU (4-1, 1-1) got a career-best 372 yards passing from former Georgia quarterback Zach Mettenberger in his return to Athens, and the Tigers went ahead, 41-37, on Jeremy Hill’s 8-yard touchdown run with 4:14 to go.

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