Stetson Bennett, No. 4 Georgia romp past No. 7 Auburn 27-6


Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett looks for a receiver during the second half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – Stetson Bennett threw for 240 yards and a touchdown in his first college start, Zamir White ran for a pair of scores and No. 4 Georgia romped to a 27-6 victory over No. 7 Auburn in the first Top 10 matchup of the college football season.

The 2-0 Bulldogs buried Auburn with a 24-0 blitz in the first half, extending their domination of the Deep South’s oldest rivalry. The teams had traditionally played in November, but a revamped Southeastern Conference schedule moved the game up. It was their earliest meeting since their very first game in February 1892.

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