KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Georgia overcame a slow start to remain unbeaten in Tennessee on Saturday night, scoring a 43-14 win.
The Vols gave Georgia more combat in the first 28 minutes of play than many expected.
Tennessee was as much for the Bulldogs as a 25-point outsider, but in the first half it did not look like it at the Neyland Stadium.
Georgia's offensive recovered from a 14-10 deficit in the second quarter and scored 13 points in the final two minutes before the break to break 26-14 in the break.
There were many ups and downs, with breakdowns in attack and defense for the team of coach Kirby Smart.
Brian Herrien completed a 40-yard run in the second quarter on his way to 88 yards with 1
Kicker Rodrigo Blankenship was 3-on-3 on field goals, with marks of 50, 34 and 27.
D & # 39; Andre Swift had 72 rushing passes (17 carry passes) and another 72 receiving passes (4 Catches) Swift took over the last TD ride of the Bulldogs in the first half, interrupted a 23-yard run to start the ride, and then caught passes of 15 and 4 yards the next two games to hit the ball to bring the UT 28.
Linebacker Azeez Ojulari recorded three tackles and two sacks against the Vols.
Jake Fromm completed his first seven passes before a dropped pass broke off his series. Fromm finished 24-of-29 for 288 yards with 2 TDs.
Redshirt freshman Zamir White had a good night with seven carries for 57 yards. Linebacker Tae Crowder posted a 60-yard fumble return for a fourth-quarter touchdown, sealing victory for the Bulldogs.
Cornerback Eric Stokes fired a shot at Vols QB's Brian Maurer and forced a mistake that Crowder recovered and returned for a TD.
Offensive Line: Jake Fromm was not released, but the running game was inconsistent and the Bulldogs were stopped with a 4-1 pass.
Lawrence Cager caught a 3-yard TD pass, but he also had a pass interference call that erased his 25-yard TD catch. Cager finished the game with 5 catches for 58 yards.
Richard LeCounte struggled with a double move from Marquez Callaway early in the first quarter, causing Callaway to score a 73-yard TD pass in the first quarter. LeCounte returned to record a third-quarter intercept.
Fourth relegation call: Georgia faced a 4-1 win in the UT 39, with 1:27 bulldogs in the third quarter going into a firearm formation and D & # 39; Andre Swift being stopped.
Jake Camarda had an 18-yard punt from Tennessee 42 through 24.
David Marshall had a rough grounding against the passers-by who gave the Vols a first-and-goal at 8, resulting in a touchdown in Tennessee led.