The defenses seemed to dominate the 1st five minutes of the game as neither team was able to get a 1st down on their 1st two possessions. But soon after, Georgia was able to explode with a 80-yd touchdown run from Brandon Boykin as Georgia was able to take a 7-0 lead. Both teams were forced to punt on their next possession and then, Kellen Moore had a 17-yd touchdown pass to Matt Miller to even things up at 7-7. The 1st quarter would end with the game tied at 7-7.
The defenses would continue to dominate as no team was able to score for the 1st ten minutes of the 2nd quarter. Kellen Moore had a 12-yd touchdown pass to Kyle Efaw with less than one minute remaining in the 1st half to give Boise State a 14-7 lead at halftime.
Boise State would get off to a successful 3rd quarter start with a Doug Martin 7-yd touchdown run to give Boise State a 21-7 lead. Georgia would manage to get the ball to the Boise State 28 yard line on their next possession but Blair Walsh would miss a 54-yd Field Goal. Both teams forced a three-and-out on each other's next possessions and then, Kellen Moore had a 3-yd touchdown pass to Tyler Shoemaker to give Boise State a 28-7 lead. Georgia would finally get something going on their next possession with a Aaron Murray 36-yd touchdown pass to Orson Charles to cut the Boise State lead to 28-14. The 3rd Quarter would end with Boise State ahead 28-14.
Boise State would get off to a strong start in the 4th quarter with a D.J. Harper 1-yd touchdown run to give Boise State a 35-14 lead. Georgia would strike back instantly with a Aaron Murray 51-yd touchdown pass to Malcolm Mitchell to cut the Boise State lead to 35-21. Boise State would manage to get the ball to the Georgia 42-yd line on their next possession and would punt it from there. Georgia would get the ball all the way to the Boise State 39-yd line on their next possession and would turn the ball over on downs when Aaron Murray threw an incomplete pass. Georgia would force a three-and-out on Boise State;s next possession. Byron Douglas would sack Aaron Murray on 4th and 12 from their own 7 yard line and Boise State would win the game 35-21 for Boise State's 1st ever win against a SEC team.