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No. 10 Georgia Puts Up Back-to-Back Shutouts, 34-0

Freshman Matthew Stafford scored his first touchdown in a winning debut as Georgia's starting quarterback and the tenth-ranked Bulldogs blanked UAB 34-0 for their second straight shutout.

(Athens, Ga.) - Freshman Matthew Stafford scored his first touchdown in a winning debut as Georgia's starting quarterback and the tenth-ranked Bulldogs blanked UAB 34-0 for their second straight shutout.C.J. Byrd scooped up a blocked punt and returned it 12 yards to the end zone midway through the third quarter to give 3-0 Georgia a 20-point lead and essentially finished off a team that couldn't muster anything offensively.UAB is 1-2 after managing only 163 yards against a defense that shut out South Carolina 18-0 the previous week.It's the first time since the Bulldogs' 1980 national championship season that they've posted back-to-back shutouts.Stafford, the first true freshman to start at quarterback for the Georgia since 1998, completed 10 of 17 passes for 107 yards and ran four yards for a score. He was playing in place of Joe Tereshinski who sprained an ankle in last week's outing.Stafford completed 10 of 17 passes for 107 yards.

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