Georgia jumped on Auburn quickly with a scripted, six-play scoring drive and never looked back, winning 38-0 to claim the SEC East title.
Aaron Murray put on another first half show as the Dawgs had a surprisingly easy time against Auburn, crushing the Tigers 45-7.
Georgia's defense overwhelmed Auburn's vaunted running game, while Georgia's running game ran roughshod.
Cam Newton plagued the Dawgs a year ago, but his departure, and that of 80 percent of his offensive line, has left the Tigers rather toothless.
While Mark Richt says his team's performance on both sides of the ball on third down is a big reason for the Dawgs' turnaround, Auburn coach Gene Chizik cites thrid down as a problem area for the Tigers.
Georgia native Philip Lutzenkirchen is a versatile weapon for Auburn whom the Bulldogs will have to account for, especially in the red zone.
The rivalry between Georgia and Auburn is the South's oldest and recent history shows one of the nastiest.
By the time the Bulldogs take the field Saturday, they'll have a pretty good idea of where the SEC East title race stands.