Before the game the collar was passed from Uga IX (Russ) to Uga X (Que) which helped pump up the crowed giving Georgia an early bump as they marched 62 yards in 7 plays to take an early 7-0 lead.
After falling down 14-7, freshman Terry Godwin made a diving catch in the end zone to tie up the game.
The two teams traded field goals leading to overtime.
Georgia out gained Georgia Southern 313-277.
Georgia faces another instate rival next week as they travel to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech.