Sophomore running back Sony Michel ran for 149 yards and a score to help Georgia win its fourth straight and avenge its 2014 loss to Georgia Tech.
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Sony Michel rushed for 149 yards and scored Georgia's lone touchdown on the first possession of the game Saturday, enough for the Bulldogs to pull out an ugly 13-7 victory over Georgia Tech.
Final: Bulldogs hold on
Georgia beat in-state rival Georgia Tech 13-7 in Atlanta. Sony Michel led the way with 149 rushing yards and one touchdown. Game summary
Yellow Jackets get on the board
The good news: Georgia Tech scored on a spectacular catch by Ricky Jeune. The bad news: It was the Jackets' first points of the game and there is just over three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.
Bulldogs pitching a shutout
Georgia K Marshall Morgan's 37-yard FG attempt was good, putting the Bulldogs up 13-0 early in the fourth quarter.
Tide turns quickly for Jackets
Georgia Tech seemingly converted on third-and-long until Ricky Jeune fumbled and Georgia recovered it. The Bulldogs lead 7-0 early in the second half and now have the ball.
Mitchell goes up and gets it
Georgia QB Greyson Lambert found his receiver Malcolm Mitchell over the top for a 34-yard gain. Georgia Tech trails 7-0 at halftime.
Bulldogs get a red zone takeaway
Georgia Tech QB Justin Thomas' pass was intercepted by Georgia's Dominick Sanders, who returned it 22 yards to the Georgia 23-yard line. The Yellow Jackets trail 7-0 in the second quarter.
Yellow Jackets make big-time stand
UGA elected to go for it on fourth down and one, but the Georgia Tech front-seven had other plans.
Bulldogs strike first
Georgia RB Sony Michel broke loose for a 34-yard touchdown run on the Bulldogs' opening drive. Georgia Tech trails 7-0 in the first quarter.
Watch: Georgia vs. Georgia Tech
After dropping three of four games earlier in the season, the Bulldogs have won three straight. Tech could be without Justin Thomas, who has helped the Yellow Jackets to the No. 7 rushing attack in the nation. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN
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