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Saturday, October 5, 2013
Aaron Murray sets SEC passing mark

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Georgia's Aaron Murray is the new Southeastern Conference record holder for career yards passing.

Murray's 24-yard completion to Chris Conley on a fourth-and-4 play from the Tennessee 39-yard line in the second quarter Saturday gave him 11,538 career yards passing. Murray capped the drive with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Rantavious Wooten.

He completed 19 of 35 passes Saturday for 196 yards to increase his career total to 11,625 yards.

The SEC record was previously held by David Greene, who threw for 11,528 yards while at Georgia from 2001-04.

Murray, a senior, also is within reach of the SEC record for career touchdown passes. Murray's two touchdown passes in the first 25 minutes of Saturday's game improved his career total to 108. Danny Wuerffel threw 114 touchdown passes at Florida from 1993-96.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.