Chubb scores 3 TDs as No. 7 Georgia beats Southern 48-6
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Nick Chubb ran for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a TD pass to lead No. 7 Georgia to a 48-6 win over Southern on Saturday.
Chubb had scoring runs of 9 and 49 yards in the third quarter. The 49-yarder gave him 12 straight games with at least 100 yards rushing. He scored on a 24-yard pass from Greyson Lambert in the first quarter.
Georgia (4-0) led 17-0 in the first quarter and then played in the second quarter as if looking ahead to next week's visit from No. 12 Alabama.
Lenard Tillery's 16-yard scoring run for Southern (2-2) quieted the Georgia fans on a soggy day. The Bulldogs' only points in the second quarter came on a field goal.
Georgia quickly stretched the 20-6 halftime lead with four third-quarter touchdowns.