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2017 Schedule
5-6, 4th in Southland
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South Alabama stops two-point conversion to win in OT (0:41)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 2 Clemson holds off Troy 30-24. The ViewFromVegas is the Tigers never came close to covering as 35-point home favorites. Earlier, No. 9 Georgia barely beat Nicholls State 26-24 as a 55-point fave. Meanwhile, No. 22 Oklahoma State wasn't able to thwart the upset bid of Central Michigan (18-point 'dog & +650 on money line), losing 30-27 on a Hail Mary and lateral.

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Georgia survives test from Nicholls (0:46)
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No. 9 Georgia tops Nicholls 26-24 (1:45)

Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart Postgame Interview

Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart Postgame Interview

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Nicholls trails by 2 points at Georgia

Nicholls' Jeff Hall intercepts Georgia QB Jacob Eason and takes it 91 yards to Georgia's 7-yard line. The Colonels scored two plays later. No. 9 Georgia leads 26-24 in the fourth quarter on SEC Network.

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Georgia retakes lead with 66-yard TD reception (1:25)
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Nick Chubb gets Georgia on the board

Georgia needed just five plays on the opening drive to take a 7-0 lead over Nicholls. Nick Chubb ran it in for a 6-yard touchdown.

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Watch: Nicholls at No. 9 Georgia

Georgia QB Jacob Eason makes his first college start against Nicholls, who is given a 0.1 percent chance to win in Athens per FPI. Eason will become the first true freshman to start for the Bulldogs since Matthew Stafford did so in 2006. Live on SECN/WatchESPN

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How many TD passes will Eason throw? (1:23)
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Freshman QB Eason to get start for Georgia

Quarterback Jacob Eason will start for Georgia on Saturday against Nicholls, becoming the first true freshman to start for the Bulldogs since Matthew Stafford did so in 2006.

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UGA's Jacob Eason expected to start against Nicholls (1:46)
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Lardarius Webb lit up the 2009 combine

How do you make an impression coming from a small school like Nicholls State? Run a fast 40-yard dash, of course. Webb obliged in '09, tying the fastest time by any cornerback (4.46). 32 combine stars

2016 Southland Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Sam Houston State9-012-0
Central Arkansas8-110-3
Southeastern Louisiana7-27-4
McNeese5-46-5
Nicholls5-45-6
Stephen F Austin4-55-6
Houston Baptist3-54-7
Incarnate Word3-63-8
Lamar3-63-8
Abilene Christian2-72-9
Northwestern State0-91-10