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Georgia QB Aaron Murray having ACL surgery

Murray finishes his career as SEC all-time leading passer

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) leaves the field injured against the Kentucky Wildcats during the second quarter at Sanford Stadium. (Photo: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray (11) leaves the field injured against the Kentucky Wildcats during the second quarter at Sanford Stadium. (Photo: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

The University of Georgia confirmed Sunday that senior quarterback Aaron Murray will have ACL surgery on his left knee.

Murray was injured during Saturday's 59-17 blowout win over Kentucky.

The school announced that since swelling in Murray's knee was minimal, he will have surgery Tuesday instead of waiting the typical two weeks.

Murray's mother, Lauren Murray, earlier in the day posted an announcement on Facebook that he would have season-ending surgery.

Murray did not confirm what his mother posted but wrote on Twitter: "Thank you for all the prayers over the past few hours. Gonna come back stronger than ever! Dawg for life. Truly love you all #GoDawgs"

Murray finishes his collegiate career as the SEC's all-time leading passer with 13,166 yards with 121 touchdowns. He started 52 straight games for the Bulldogs and nearly led them to a national championship in 2012, falling just short to Alabama.

Murray opted to return for his senior season instead of the NFL draft. He completed nearly 65 percent of his passes with 26 touchdowns and nine interceptions, but Georgia is just 7-4 with one game left at Georgia Tech.