Running backs have reclaimed the spotlight - and the ball - in the Southeastern Conference. They might not be inclined to give either back any time soon.
ATHENS - Georgia's defense has allowed only one touchdown in two straight wins, giving Mark Richt confidence the unit is better prepared than last year to face Mississippi State's physical running game.
OXFORD, Miss. - As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Georgia linebacker Cornelius Washington smacked aside a Mississippi offensive lineman and headed straight for the quarterback.
ATHENS - Mark Richt has announced Shawn Williams will be Georgia's defensive captain for Saturday's game at Mississippi.
ATHENS - Mark Richt says he enjoys football "business trips."
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's largest margin of victory in 17 years gave the Bulldogs a needed lift after losses to two ranked teams.
ATLANTA - Some Southeastern Conference teams are leaving defense behind in their rush for more points.
ATHENS, Ga. - Isaiah Crowell, who played like a lead back even in a reserve role, is ready for his first start as Georgia's tailback.
ATLANTA - Georgia will try to recover from its first 0-2 start in 15 years after losing a starting linebacker for the second straight week.
ATHENS, Ga. - Melvin Ingram had never scored a touchdown for South Carolina. Not surprising, since he plays defensive end.
Two straight losses is no way to start a season for a coach whose job status was already shaky.
ATHENS - After only one loss, Mark Richt and his Georgia players are feeling the heat.
ATLANTA - Georgia not only lost the game. The No. 19 Bulldogs also will be without a key defensive player for at least a month.
ATLANTA - Kellen Moore and those BCS Busters from Boise State are off and running again, coming into the heart of mighty SEC country to beat up Georgia.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jair Jurrjens pitched in and out of trouble for 6 1-3 innings, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Monday night for their fifth straight win.