Hurry-up heroics continue for UGA 

November, 18, 2012
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ATHENS, Ga. -- Even after Georgia Southern had driven deep into Georgia territory Saturday to potentially tie the score or take the lead just before halftime, Georgia coach Mark Richt actually used all three of his timeouts as the Eagles neared his team’s goal line.

His reasoning for stopping the clock three times with the Eagles inside field-goal range? Save as much time as possible for quarterback Aaron Murray and the offense because they have already established a track record for putting points on the board in the waning moments of the half.

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Scott Cunningham/Getty ImagesTavarres King and the receiving corp played a big role in giving the Bulldogs some breathing room before halftime Saturday.
“I made the decision as the head coach to be aggressive and say, ‘Let’s go get it,’ because I’ve got faith in our scheme and our quarterback, obviously. It kind of starts there,” Richt said. “When you worry about the quarterback making a mistake, you don’t want to do that.”
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