Quick hits: Murray, Frix garner academic honors

For the second consecutive year, quarterback Aaron Murray and snapper Ty Frix were named to the Capital One Academic All-District football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) this week.

To be nominated, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with at least a 3.3 GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of their team’s games. Georgia and Auburn led the SEC with two selections each on the 22-member All-District 4 team.

Since the SEC began in 1933, Georgia and Auburn have played each other 20 times for either a division crown or conference championship. Georgia is 11-8-1 in those games.

The Georgia-Auburn rivalry is the seventh most played rivalry in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, with the two teams having met 115 times. This year will be mark the 120th anniversary since the first Georgia-Auburn game in 1892.

Georgia is behind in the series by one game, 53-54-8, but the Bulldogs have won five of their last six against the Tigers. The Bulldogs have outscored the Tigers 1,854-1,778 in the series..

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