COLUMBIA, Mo. >> Hunter Mason completed 22 of 28 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown and ran for another as No. 13 Georgia shut out No. 23 Missouri 34-0 in the Bulldogs’ first game without suspended star Todd Gurley.
Freshman Nick Chubb rushed 38 times for 143 yards and one touchdown as Georgia (5-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) wore down the Tigers (4-2, 1-1) early. The team possessed the ball for more than 42 minutes, gaining 379 total yards on 87 plays.
The win bumped the Bulldogs into a first-place tie with Kentucky and Missouri in a muddled SEC East. Florida also had one conference loss before hosting LSU later Saturday night.
Maty Mauk completed nine of 21 passes for 97 yards and accounted for five turnovers, throwing four interceptions and losing a fumble. Missouri gained just 147 total yards on 43 plays, and was held scoreless for the first time since 2002.