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5 Greatest Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Georgia Bulldogs College Football Games of All Time

Trelon Smith, Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia leads the head-to-head series with Arkansas 11-4

Saturday will mark the first time in more than 50 years that an Arkansas/Georgia game is a top-10 matchup. The two teams first met in the 1969 Cotton Bowl and then in three more bowls before Arkansas joined the SEC in 1992.

The Bulldogs lead the series 11-4 and are 9-2 in SEC play. While it may be one-sided, there have been some good contests. Here are the five best games in the series.

5. Georgia 20, Arkansas 14

Oct. 13, 2004 — Fayetteville, Ark.

In a sloppy game, Georgia only scored 20 points on 513 yards of offense and was down 14-10 to Arkansas at halftime. However, the Bulldogs held the Razorbacks scoreless in the second half and capitalized on two Arkansas turnovers to score a touchdown and a field goal.

4. Georgia 23, Arkansas 20

Oct. 22, 2005  Athens, Ga.

Georgia entered the game 6-0 and heavy favorites over 2-4 Arkansas. The Bulldogs took a 14-0 lead, but quarterback D.J. Shockley had to leave the game early in the second quarter with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Joe Tereshinski III came off the bench, and Georgia held on to win despite two touchdowns by Hogs running back Darren McFadden. With Shockley out, the Bulldogs lost to Florida the next week, but he returned in time to lead his team to the SEC title.

3. Georgia 52, Arkansas 41

Sept. 19, 2009  Fayetteville, Ark.

The highest-scoring affair in this list opened with Arkansas taking a 21-10 first-quarter lead with Georgia roaring back with 17 points to go into halftime on top. The teams traded scores in the third quarter before the Bulldogs went on an 18-6 run to pull away for the lead and the win. Georgia quarterback Joe Cox tied a school record with five touchdown passes, and Arkansas' Ryan Mallett set school records with 408 yards passing and five touchdowns.

2. Arkansas 31, Georgia 24

Sept. 18, 2010  Athens, Ga.

The 12th-ranked Razorbacks took a commanding 24-10 lead going into the fourth quarter at Sanford Stadium and then proceeded to blow it. Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray led the Bulldogs on two scoring drives to tie the game with a little under four minutes left. After trading punts, Arkansas got the ball back with a little less than a minute to play on their own 27-yard line. Ryan Mallett hit D.J. Williams with two passes to put the Razorbacks on Georgia's 40-yard line and then hit Greg Childs down the sidelines. Childs evaded a defender and raced into the end zone for the win (at 3:10 in below video).

1. Georgia 20, Arkansas 17 (Liberty Bowl)

Dec. 29, 1987  Memphis, Tenn.

In this Liberty Bowl matchup, Arkansas led 17-7 going into the fourth quarter, but Georgia tied with a five-yard touchdown run by quarterback James Jackson with 10:23 left. The Razorbacks missed a field goal with 1:42 remaining and Bulldog cornerback Carver Russaw intercepted Greg Thomas' pass with 46 seconds left in the game. Georgia moved into field goal position and John Kasay booted a 39-yard field goal as time expired.

— Written by Aaron Tallent, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Tallent is a writer whose articles have appeared in The Sweet Science, FOX Sports' Outkick the Coverage, Liberty Island and The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter at @AaronTallent.