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Georgia's Murray named Walter Camp National Player of the Week

POSTED: September 8, 2013 9:59 p.m.

ATHENS - Georgia senior quarterback Aaron Murray has been named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week following his performance against No. 6 South Carolina, according to an announcement from the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun earned National Defensive Player of the Week after returning a fumble and an interception for touchdowns against South Florida.

Murray, a native of Tampa, shredded the Gamecocks on 17 of 23 passing (74 percent) for 309 yards and four touchdowns.  He finished with a 244.2 pass efficiency mark as the Bulldogs topped South Carolina 41-30 in Sanford Stadium.

This was the ninth time in his career that Murray has had at least four passing touchdowns in a game.  He connected with eight different receivers, including first-time starter Justin Scott-Wesley, who hauled in a career-long 85-yard touchdown to put Georgia up by 11 points in the fourth quarter.

Murray moved to No. 2 on the school's all-time list for total offense with 10,907 yards in his career.

The Bulldogs are off this week before hosting North Texas on Sept. 21 at Sanford Stadium.


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