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What the national media is saying about Georgia's win over Mizzou and the road ahead

The Bulldogs shut out Missouri 27-0 on Saturday and head to Auburn next week. The prize beyond that? The SEC Championship.

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia didn't settle with beating Missouri on Saturday -- to coin an phrase of Bulldogs radio legend Larry Munson, they "stomped 'em with a hob-nailed boot!"

Quarterback Jake Fromm tossed two touchdown passes to George Pickens in the game, which moved Georgia closer to a berth in the SEC Championship.

The Bulldog defense completely dominated the Tigers' offense, which was missing two of their biggest playmakers due to injury -- quarterback Kelly Bryant and receiver Johnathon Johnson.

Saturday night's 27-0 shutout of Mizzou positioned the No. 6 Bulldogs to move up in the College Football Playoff Standing when they are released on Tuesday.

While top-ranked Ohio State crushed Maryland 73-14, second-ranked LSU knocked off No. 3 Alabama, 46-44 in a game which was watched by many fans across the nation, including President Donald Trump, who made the trip to Tuscaloosa.

Credit: AP
Georgia linebacker Tae Crowder (30) and linebacker Robert Beal Jr. (33) bring down Missouri running back Tyler Badie during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)

No. 4 ranked Penn State was shocked by 17th-ranked Minnesota, 31-26, while fifth-ranked Clemson polished off NC State to remain unbeaten.

So, the Bulldog faithful are expecting Georgia to rise in the rankings on Tuesday. The big question - can they make it into the coveted Top Four, which would give the a shot at a National Championship Playoff berth?

Time will tell. Meanwhile, here's what the national sporting media are saying about Georgia's victory last night:

Next week, the Bulldogs head down to Auburn and the annual showdown with the Tigers.

A victory there will likely give Georgia the SEC East crown and a ticket to the SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, December 9 -- most likely against LSU, who are currently ranked number one in the nation. 

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