Tennessee Beats Georgia in SEC Showdown
Tennessee put themselves firmly in the SEC East driver’s seat with a dominant 41-0 victory over Georgia Saturday night in Knoxville. Through the Volunteers’ first five games, they’ve been an impressive force. This win claimed the biggest scalp of the season, rendering any upset the Bulldogs threw their way all but impossible.
The Volunteers got the job done in impressive fashion, with a few key players making the difference. These included:
- Jauan Jennings: The Tennessee wide receiver hauled in 7 receptions for 174 yards and a touchdown, making him a surefire first-rounder for the upcoming NFL draft.
- Ty Chandler: The Tennessee running back ran for 84 yards and one touchdown, helping out the Volunteers’ offensive attack.
- Quavaris Crouch: The freshman was a real workhorse for the Volunteers. He racked up 96 yards on 8 carries, helping turn the tide for Tennessee.
Georgia’s Disappointing Performance
The Bulldogs might as well not have turned up. Georgia were equal parts disappointing and ineffectual, with their offense never looking as though they would pose any sort of threat. The Bulldogs didn’t even make it into Tennessee’s territory until the fourth quarter, with the Volunteers well out of reach by then. The rest of the season looks uncertain for Georgia, with the thought of a championship berth fading fast.
Tennessee showed in this game why they’re being dubbed as legitimate SEC East contenders. Georgia, meanwhile, need a huge spark for the second half of the season, as their chances of making a championship appear to have evaporated.