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Sep 7, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) scrambles before throwing an 85-yard touchdown pass in the second half against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Sanford Stadium. Georgia won 41-30. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray receives Manning Award, Maxwell Award honors

Georgia senior quarterback Aaron Murray was named the Manning Award Player of the Week and the Maxwell Player of the Week on Thursday for his performance in the Bulldog’s 41-30 win against No. 6 South Carolina in Week 2.

Aug 31, 2013; Clemson, SC, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) prior to the snap during the first quarter against the Clemson Tigers at Clemson Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 31, 2013; Clemson, SC, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) prior to the snap during the first quarter against the Clemson Tigers at Clemson Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Murray was 17 of 23 for 309 yards and four touchdowns and helped Georgia jump back into the top-10 rankings. The Bulldogs are currently ranked No. 9 in the AP Top 25 and No. 10 in the USA Today polls, respectively.

Murray’s passing offense ranks 23rd in the nation and averages 316 yards per game.

Georgia (1-0, 1-0 SEC) hosts North Texas (1-1) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Sanford Stadium.

South Carolina is now ranked No. 13 and 14 in each poll, respectively.

Tags: Football Georgia Bulldogs South Carolina Gamecocks

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