No. 23 Georgia, Nebraska rematch in Gator Bowl

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Georgia and Nebraska will play in the postseason for the second straight year.

The Bulldogs and Cornhuskers were paired in the Gator Bowl on Sunday, a rematch of last year's Capital One Bowl. Georgia won that meeting 45-31, getting five touchdown passes from Aaron Murray.

No. 23 Georgia (8-4) won't have Murray in the rematch. The Southeastern Conference's all-time passing leader tore a ligament in his left knee Nov. 23 against Kentucky. Hutson Mason will make his second start.

Bulldogs receiver Michael Bennett seemed puzzled by the postseason pairing.

"Nebraska again? You kidding me?' Bennett posted on his Twitter page.

Nebraska (8-4) lost two of its final three games - both at home - and raised speculation about embattled coach Bo Pelini's future.

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