Auburn vs. Georgia, The Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, pitting two storied SEC programs against each other since 1892. While Auburn holds a 53-51-8 advantage all-time, Georgia has scored more points than the Tigers in the series. Road teams tend to have the advantage in this one, with the road team winning 9 of the last 14 games.
Uncharacteristically breaking from tradition, Mark Richt's squad busted out black jerseys againt the Tigers. Georgia dominated from the get go, winning 45-20.
En route to a SEC and Sugar Bowl Championship, the Tigers dispatched the #8 Bulldogs in convincing fashion. Most notably, this game is known for the hit Auburn safety Junior Rosegreen put on UGA receiver Reggie Brown that seemingly knocked him unconscious.
Georgia would go 11-1 and capture the 1942 National Title after defeating UCLA in the Rose Bowl. The one imperfection? A 27-13 loss handed to them by the Auburn Tigers in Columbus, GA.
With Auburn on the cusp of an SEC title, Georgia rolled onto the Plains as a three touchdown underdog and a backup quarterback starting against the Tigers. They left Auburn with a 20-16 victory- and some Dawg fans left soaked after storming the field and being forced off by sprinklers.
The highest scoring game within the rivalry and the first SEC game to ever go into overtime (four), UGA took a 56-49 shootout victory from the Tigers in the 100th meeting ever between the programs. The image of UGA V lunging at Auburn player Robert Baker in the 1996 game is one of the most notable photos in UGA Football history.
Ben Leard snuck in for the winning score in overtime in a game that was a back and forth battle between the two squads. Auburn went on to win the SEC West title.
In one of the craziest games one could ever watch, Auburn signal caller Brandon Cox hooked up with Devin Aromashodu on a 4th and 10 for 62 yards and a sure touchdown, until a UGA player came from behind to jar the ball loose. Auburn recovered the ball, and retained possession, setting up John Vaughn's game winning field goal. Kenny Irons ran for 177 yards in a game that featured a total of 8 lead changes.
UGA quarterback Fran Tarkenton tossed the winning touchdown pass in the final seconds to lead UGA to a one point win. The deciding play? Future Auburn Hall of Famer Pat Dye's fumble recovery for UGA that cost Auburn a chance at the SEC title.
UGA #4, Auburn #3. Vince Dooley, Pat Dye. Enough said. This defensive battle led to Pat Dye's first SEC title, with Auburn dethroning Georgia's three year SEC championship reign with a 13-7 victory. Bo Jackson rushed for 115 yards in the game.
With an SEC Championship game berth at stake, Georgia entered into the last 90 seconds of the game watching those hopes quickly fade away. On a 4th and 15 from the Auburn 19 yard line, David Greene found Michael Johnson for a miracle touchdown. Georgia went on to thrash Arkansas in the SEC Championship and defeat Florida State in the All State Sugar Bowl.