(5-4, 4-2 OVC)
(5-4, 3-3 SEC)
1:00 PM ET, November 7, 2009
Sanford Stadium, ATHENS, GA
Passing: J. Cox (UGA) - 140 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: W. Ealey (JVST) - 7 CAR, 89 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: O. Charles (UGA) - 3 REC, 42 YDS, 1 TD
ATHENS, Ga. -- Washaun Ealey ran for two touchdowns as Georgia focused on its running game to beat Tennessee Tech 38-0 on Saturday for its first shutout in three years.
The game provided boosts for Georgia's running offense and scoring defense. Each ranked last in the Southeastern Conference.
Georgia (5-4) posted its first shutout since a 34-0 win over Alabama-Birmingham, coached by current Tennessee Tech coach Watson Brown in 2006.
Ealey had touchdown runs of 7 and 44 yards and led the Bulldogs with 89 yards rushing on seven carries. Georgia, which led 31-0 at halftime, had a season-high 304 yards rushing.
Tennessee Tech (5-4), a FCS team, suffered its second lopsided loss of the year to a FBS team, following a 49-7 loss at Kansas State.