ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Thomas Brown ran for two first-quarter touchdowns, Matthew Stafford threw two second-half scoring passes and Number 13 Georgia shut out Oklahoma State in the second half to beat the Cowboys 35-14 in their season opener.
Stafford, a sophomore beginning his first full season as the starting quarterback, was 18-for-24 passing for 234 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. Georgia (1-0) led 21-14 at halftime and Stafford put the game out of reach with touchdown passes to Bruce Figgins, a freshman tight end, and Michael Moore.
Oklahoma State's Bobby Reid was 16-for-30 passing for 191 yards with one touchdown and one interception. Reid completed a 20-yard scoring pass to Adarius Bowman in the first quarter. Mikey Henderson's 63-yard punt return set up Stafford's 9-yard touchdown pass to Moore in the fourth quarter.