Linebacker Jarvis Jones was named a finalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, awarded to the defensive player who has had the biggest impact on his team, both on and off the field.
Georgia is 2-2 in SEC Championship games, winning the conference in 2002 and 2005. … Alabama leads the series with Georgia 36-25-4. The Bulldogs are 3-1 against the Crimson Tide under head coach Mark Richt.
The only other meeting between Alabama and Georgia when both teams were ranked in the top three was on Oct. 31, 1942 in Atlanta. Eventual Heisman Trophy winner Frank Sinkwich and No. 2 Georgia defeated third-ranked Alabama 21-10 to win the SEC. The Bulldogs then defeated UCLA in the Rose Bowl to win the national championship. … ESPN’s College Gameday will originate from the SEC Championship in Atlanta this weekend. This marks the second time this season College GameDay will be at a game in which Georgia plays. The first was at South Carolina on Oct. 6, when the Bulldogs lost 35-7. The Bulldogs are 3-10 all-time in games when College GameDay is on-site.