WHAT THEY SAID: Georgia-North Texas

“That was awesome. I was hoping (offensive coordinator Mike Bobo) would call that play down at the goal line. He put Reggie (Davis) in, who just has blazing speed. I just had to not underthrow him, and he ran under it and made a great catch.”

— Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray on his 98-yard touchdown pass to freshman wideout Davis

“I knew that if I did everything right and just catch the ball, I’d probably score. I didn’t have to break stride.”

Davis on his 98-yard scoring catch

“It was a great play by Cinco (Damian Swann) actually. For people who maybe don’t know, he actually disrupted his receiver (Darrell Smith). He jammed him at the line; he jammed him hard. The quarterback thought he was going to be there, and I was just reading the quarterback. As soon as I saw the football come out of his hands, I just broke on it.”

— Georgia freshman free safety Tray Matthews on his first career interception

“Oh, it felt great, man. Coach Grantham was telling me all week, ‘Leonard, man, you’ve got to get a sack.’ I’ve been telling myself that. ‘I’ve gotta get a sack; I’ve gotta get a sack.’ So it felt great to get two.”

— Georgia freshman outside linebacker Leonard Floyd on recording his two sacks in the first half

“I mean, I’ve been knowing Zach (Mettenberger) since he was 4 or 5 years old. So it’s good just to see him mature and develop into what we thought he could be. I’m proud of him. At the end of the day both of us have jobs to do, and we’re going to come into the game trying to execute our offenses and give ourselves a chance to win the ballgame. It’s not going to be about Zach or Aaron Murray vs. Zach. We’ll just be getting ready to play a very good defense.”

— Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo on the return of his former pupil

“I’ve been bragging out their kick and punt-return man for two weeks now. He made me look like I at least knew what I was talking about.”

Richt on North Texas return specialist Brelan Chancellor, who had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown

“I’m glad I’m back. When I got in trouble, I knew I was going to have to pay the consequences. It wasn’t a fun run, but now I can finally be happy, back kicking.”

— Georgia placekicker Marshall Morgan, who played in his first game of the season after serving a two-game suspension for a boating-under-the-influence arrest

“I meant to kick it to the right because the wind was going right to left. The wind can make a big difference pushing it in, but it really didn’t give me the help today.”

Morgan on his missed 52-yard field-goal attempt at the end of the first half; he later made a 27-yarder

“Georgia is talented, tough and tenacious. They are very deserving of their ranking. I think Georgia is a top-10 football team. We did a lot of positive things, but in the end it was too much Georgia and not enough of us.”

— North Texas coach Dan McCarney on his impressions of the Bulldogs

“I’ve played in these types of games before. This isn’t my first game. I’m used to a loud environment. I think we did pretty well with the crowd noise. They were loud out there and had a good crowd, even with the weather conditions.”

— North Texas quarterback Derek Thompson on the Sanford Stadium atmosphere

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