Nebraska Football: Nebraska and Georgia close in 2018
The Cornhuskers and Bulldogs played a thrilling one-game conference title game in Athens, Georgia on Monday night.
But the game was far from over.
The Huskers defeated Georgia State 56-48 in the title game to move to 5-0.
The Bulldogs, meanwhile, defeated Arizona State 56 to 8 in the conference title round.
The Bulldogs, now 6-0, remain undefeated in conference play.
Georgia State, meanwhile was knocked out of the NCAA Tournament in 2019.
Georgia State’s 2017 NCAA Tournament appearance was their first since 2008, when the Bulldogs won the NCAA tournament with a win over Iowa State.
Georgia Southern has not played in the tournament since 2014.
Georgia Southern’s 2017 conference championship game win was their fourth in the past five seasons.
The program went 6-7 in its first five seasons, but finished with just one NCAA Tournament bid in each of the last four years.
Georgia Tech won the conference championship in 2017, while the Bulldogs beat Clemson 55-38 in the ACC Championship Game.