Georgia's Murray throws 4 TD passes in 45-14 rout

Georgia's Malcolm Mitchell (26) makes a touchdown catch as Georgia Southern cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (18) trails in the first half of an  NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia's Malcolm Mitchell (26) makes a touchdown catch as Georgia Southern cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (18) trails in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) loses the ball as he is stopped by Georgia Southern cornerback Nic Wright (21) and defensive end Rashad Williams (93) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) loses the ball as he is stopped by Georgia Southern cornerback Nic Wright (21) and defensive end Rashad Williams (93) in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Swope (6) reaches for the goal line as Georgia's  Bacarri Rambo (18) and Shawn Williams (36) defend in the first half of an  NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. Swope came up short of the end zone. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Swope (6) reaches for the goal line as Georgia's Bacarri Rambo (18) and Shawn Williams (36) defend in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in Athens, Ga. Swope came up short of the end zone. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes, Todd Gurley became only the second true freshman in Georgia history to rush for 1,000 yards, and the No. 5 Bulldogs bounced back from a sluggish start to blow out lower-division Georgia Southern 45-14 Saturday.

Georgia (10-1) reached 10 wins for the eighth time in Mark Richt's dozen seasons as coach. Georgia Southern (8-3) had a shot at the halftime lead, only to get scuttled by a penalty, and Murray took control from there.

He completed a 24-yard touchdown pass to Malcolm Mitchell with just 4 seconds left in the half, sending Georgia to the locker room with a 17-7 lead. In the third quarter, Murray hooked up with Chris Conley on a pair of scoring passes, sandwiched around a 43-yarder to Tavarres King.

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