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UGA's Rome expected to miss Auburn game

ATLANTA (AP) - Tight end Jay Rome, who caught three passes last week in his first start of the season, is expected to miss No. 25 Georgia's game at No. 7 Auburn this week.

Rome hurt his right foot in last week's 45-6 win over Appalachian State. Rome started because senior Arthur Lynch was held out with bruised ribs.

Coach Mark Richt said Monday Lynch and receiver Chris Conley (sprained right ankle) have a chance to play against Auburn on Saturday.

Lynch hurt his ribs in Georgia's win over Florida on Nov. 2. Conley missed the Florida game after hurting his ankle on the final play of the Bulldogs' loss at Vanderbilt on Oct. 19.

With Lynch and Conley held out, Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray completed passes to 13 players against Appalachian State.

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