LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Wayshaun Ealey set a school record with five rushing touchdowns as surging Georgia pounded Kentucky 44-31 on Saturday. The Bulldogs (4-4, 3-3 SEC) forced the mistake-prone Wildcats into four turnovers - converting them into 17 points - to win their third straight.
Ealey finished with a season-high 157 yards on 28 carries before getting banged up late in the fourth quarter. His five rushing scores broke the school record of four, set most recently by former Georgia running back Robert Edwards in 1997. Ealey also matched Edwards' record for total touchdowns in a game set in 1995 against South Carolina.
Kentucky (4-4, 1-4) outgained Georgia 423-290 but couldn't overcome another shaky first half. Mike Hartline threw for 353 yards and four touchdowns but Kentucky's mistakes often set the Bulldogs up with a short field.
Only once did the Bulldogs start a touchdown drive on their side of midfield. They didn't have to as the Wildcats kept finding ways to self-destruct.