ATLANTA, GA (WIAT) — Auburn’s rocky early season smoothed out nicely, with late-season wins over then-#1 Georgia, and later Alabama in the Iron Bowl for the first time since 2013 carrying them into the SEC Championship.
This year’s SEC Championship is a rematch of a Nov. 11 matchup between the Tigers and the Dawgs, where Auburn came away as the victor with a dominating 40-17 win.
Will this game be a repeat of defeat? Or will Georgia be able to claim redemption?
Follow this post for a running log of the game:Q1:
(9:54) Auburn scores on their first drive; Score 7-0, Auburn.
End of first quarter; Auburn leads Georgia 7-0.Q2:
(10:14) Georgia ties it up with a TD. Score: 7-7.
(5:59) Georgia takes the lead for the first time after a 27-yard field goal. Score 10-7, Georgia.
HALFTIME: Auburn trails Georgia by a field goal, 10-7.
(8:14) Auburn attempts a field goal; Georgia blocks the kick.
(1:26) Georgia’s Blankenship widens their lead with a FG, score: 13-7.
(13:06) Georgia widens their lead after Auburn’s Kerryon Johnson fumbles, and Georgia turns it into a touchdown. Georgia goes for 2, and gets it. Score: 21-7, Georgia.
(10:34) Georgia scores another TD–score: 28-7, Georgia.
FINAL SCORE: Georgia takes home the SEC Championship title with a win over the Auburn Tigers, 28-7.