Photo report: Bulldogs take close win

Georgia performed up to its No. 6 national ranking, outplaying the Tide for most of the night. Fourth-quarter heroics by cornerback Charlie Peprah gave Bama a brief lead, but the Bulldogs proved too strong.

Alabama defender Derrick Pope (6) picks up the ball before Georgia quarterback David Greene (14) can get his fumble back Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Pope scored a touchdown on the play but it was called back on a penalty. (AP Photo/Todd J.Van Emst)


Alabama's Anthony Madison, left, defends against Georgia's Fred Gibson in the end zone during the first half. The pass fell incomplete, and Madison was called for pass interference. (AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)


Alabama quarterback Brodie Croyle throws a pass while being hit by Georgia's Tony Gilbert (42). Croyle was 16-of-29 passing for 197 yards with one touchdown and one interception.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)


Alabama's Antwan Odom grabs Georgia quarterback David Greene's facemask during a sack in the first half. Odom was credited with one quarterback sack.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)


Georgia's Terrence Edwards hauls in a 37-yard touchdown against Alabama's Anthony Madison (9). Georgia had 224 yards passing and two TDs against the Alabama secondary.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)


Alabama's Charlie Peprah (26) makes an interception against Georgia's Fred Gipson (82), Saturday. Peprah ran back the interception for 35-yard score, giving the Tide a fourth-quarter lead, but Georgia won 27-25 on a last-minute field goal. (AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)



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