3:33 pm September 12, 2010, by Tim Tucker
More in the aftermath of Saturday’s game:
Georgia fell out of the college football polls released Sunday, the first time since 2001 the Bulldogs have been unranked this early in the season.
Saturday’s 17-6 loss at South Carolina dropped the Dogs out of both the USA Today coaches’ poll and the Associated Press media poll.
Georgia was ranked Nos. 19 and 22 in the coaches’ and AP polls, respectively, last week.
This is the first time since 2001, Mark Richt’s first season as coach, that the Bulldogs have fallen out of the rankings in the season’s opening month. Last season, the Bulldogs dropped out of both polls in early October.
Arkansas, which will play Georgia in Athens on Saturday, is ranked No. 12 in the latest AP poll and No. 13 in the coaches’.
South Carolina benefited in the polls from the victory over Georgia, jumping from No. 24 to No. 13 in the AP poll and from No. 25 to No. 16 in the coaches’.
Georgia Tech also fell out of both polls after Saturday’s loss at Kansas.
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