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LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - NOVEMBER 19: Javon Bullard #22 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates after a tackle in the 16-6 win ove the Kentucky Wildcats at Kroger Field on November 19, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Georgia Remains No. 1 in the latest AP Top 25 College Football Poll released on Sunday. The Bulldogs improved to 11-0 with a 16-6 win on the road against Kentucky.

Coach Kirby Smart knew the SEC stretch in November would be tough, according to “We knew this gauntlet was coming, and our guys put their heads down and worked really hard,” Smart said of the stretch of conference games against Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi State and Kentucky. “I am proud of what they’ve done.”

Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU also remained unbeaten on Saturday and held their positions in the Top 4. One of the biggest drops was 5th ranked Tennessee who is now No. 9 after a 63-38 loss at South Carolina.

The other major upset involved Georgia’s next opponent, Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets beat No. 13 North Carolina 21-17 on the road on Saturday.

The Dawgs lead the rivalry 69-39-5 and have won the last 7. Last year’s 45-0 win was the largest margin of victory in the history of the series. November 26, 2016 was the last time Georgia Tech won. The final was 28-27 in Athens.

Kickoff Saturday is at 12:00 p.m. at Sanford Stadium. You can listen to the game on WGAC 95.1 FM/AM580, on the free App, and Coverage begins at 8:00 a.m.

The CFP Top 25 update is on Tuesday.

  • 1. Georgia


    LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – NOVEMBER 19: Jamon Dumas-Johnson #10 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrates against the Kentucky Wildcats at Kroger Field on November 19, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

  • 2. Ohio State


    COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND – NOVEMBER 19: Dallan Hayden #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Maryland Terrapins at SECU Stadium on November 19, 2022 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

  • 3. Michigan


    ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN – NOVEMBER 19: Alan Bowman #15 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 19-17 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini with R.J. Moten #6 at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

  • 4. TCU


    WACO, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 19: Wide receiver Quentin Johnston #1 of the TCU Horned Frogs carries the ball against cornerback AJ McCarty #19 of the Baylor Bears and linebacker Matt Jones #2 of the Baylor Bears in the first half at McLane Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

  • 5. USC


    PASADENA, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 19: Darwin Barlow #22 of the USC Trojans runs the ball against the UCLA Bruins during the fourth quarter in the game at Rose Bowl on November 19, 2022 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

  • 6. LSU


    FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS – NOVEMBER 12: Jay Ward #5 and Lane Blue #42 of the LSU Tigers carry The Boot trophy off the field after a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on November 12, 2022 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Tigers defeated the Razorbacks 13-10. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

  • 7. Clemson


    CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA – NOVEMBER 19: Antonio Williams #0 of the Clemson Tigers fakes out Caleb Johnson #40 of the Miami Hurricanes in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Eakin Howard/Getty Images)

  • 8. Alabama


    TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA – NOVEMBER 19: Jalen Milroe #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks to pass against the Austin Peay Governors during the second half at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

  • 9. Tennessee


    ATHENS, GEORGIA – NOVEMBER 05: Hendon Hooker #5 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to pass against the Georgia Bulldogs during the fourth quarter at Sanford Stadium on November 05, 2022 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

  • 10. Oregon


    EUGENE, OR – NOVEMBER 19: Safety R.J. Hubert #11 of the Utah Utes tackles running back Noah Whittington #22 of the Oregon Ducks during the third quarter at Autzen Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Ali Gradischer/Getty Images)

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