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COLUMBIA, MO - OCTOBER 01: Head coach Kirby Smart of the Georgia Bulldogs shakes hands with head coach Eliah Drinkwitz of the Missouri Tigers after a game at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium on October 1, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri. Georgia defeated Missouri 26-22. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)

Despite a 4th quarter come back win on the road, Georgia dropped to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 College Football Poll and USA Today AFCA Coaches Poll released on Sunday.

Alabama defeated No 20. Arkansas on Saturday and took the top spot in both polls.

Kirby Smart addressed winning and improvement with dawgnation.com

“You gotta make it about yourself. You gotta make it about improvement,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said. “About us getting better and not always talking about the opponent. I thought our guys bought into the wantness and having each others’ back. There were guys saying it in the locker room at halftime. There was a lot of confidence in that locker room. That was a program win in a game we did not play very well.”

On paper the game should not have been that close. The Bulldogs even outgained the Tigers in total yards 505 to 273. They also had 25 first downs to Missouri’s 15.

Georgia returns home to play Auburn on Saturday, October 8th. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. You can listen to Georgia football on WGAC. Our game day coverage will begin at 11:30 a.m.

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Check out the rest of the AP Top 25 below.

  • 1. Alabama

    Bama

    FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS – OCTOBER 01: Kobe Prentice #80 of the Alabama Crimson Tide returns a pass for a touchdown in the first half of a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on October 01, 2022 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

  • 2. Georgia

    Dawgs

    COLUMBIA, MO – OCTOBER 01: Darnell Washington #0 of the Georgia Bulldogs leaps while running the ball against Ty’Ron Hopper #8 and Kris Abrams-Draine #14 of the Missouri Tigers during the second half at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium on October 1, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images)

  • 3. Ohio State

    OSA

    COLUMBUS, OHIO – OCTOBER 01: Miyan Williams #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs with the ball during the third quarter of a game against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Ohio Stadium on October 01, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Getty Images)

  • 4. Michigan

    AFCA Coaches Poll

    IOWA CITY, IOWA- OCTOBER 01: Running back Donovan Edwards #7 of the Michigan Wolverines runs up the field during the first half against defensive back Kaevon Merriweather #26 of the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium, on October 1, 2022 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

  • 5.Clemson

    CU

    CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA – OCTOBER 01: DJ Uiagalelei #5 of the Clemson Tigers throws a pass against the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the second quarter of the game at Memorial Stadium on October 01, 2022 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Eakin Howard/Getty Images)

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