COL FB: Georgia 45, Nebraska 31

Jan. 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Aaron Murray found Keith Marshall on a go-ahead touchdown pass Tuesday and No. 5 Georgia rallied to best No. 21 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl.

Murray's 24-yard scoring toss with early in the fourth quarter was his fourth of five scoring tosses and put the Bulldogs (12-2) ahead to stay as Georgia scored the game's final 21 points.

Murray finished 18-of-33 through the air for 427 yards and a pair of interceptions as Georgia completed its first 12-win season since 2002.

Chris Conley made scoring grabs of 87 and 49 yards and Tavarras King added three catches for 104 yards and a TD in the victory.

Todd Gurley carried the ball 23 times for 125 yards with a score while Marshall picked up 36 yards on eight rushes for the Bulldogs.

Taylor Martinez completed 16-of-27 passes for 204 yards and a pair of TDs for the Cornhuskers (10-4), but was also picked off twice as Nebraska dropped its third straight bowl game.

Rex Burkhead amassed 140 yards with a score on 24 carries in the loss.

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