Found October 05, 2013 on
Tennessee wide receiver Jonathan Johnson tried to lay out for an overthrown Justin Worley pass, and very nearly got a face full of bricks for his efforts.
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Raijon Neal shakes off a tackle Saturday against No. 6 Georgia (Photo Credit: sports.yahoo.com)
The Tennessee Volunteers came into Saturday’s game with a chip on their shoulder. All week they had to bear the burden of the lingering streak hanging above their program’s history.
Since 2009 Tennessee had yet to beat a ranked opponent, and not since 2006 had they beat a top 10 opponent...
Stunned. That’s really the only word that can describe reactions that the Vol faithful had when wide receiver Pig Howard lost the ball reaching for a crucial touchdown in overtime. Up to that point, Tennessee had gone toe to toe with one of the best teams in the country and matched them every step of the way. In contrast to how they played against Florida, the Vols defense held...
Georgia is officially in a dog fight with Tennessee. The Bulldogs stormed out to a 17-3 lead at halftime, but the Vols have answered with 14 points in the third quarter to tie it up. The most recent score came on a punt block by Jalen Reeves-Maybin, which was then returned for a touchdown by Devaun Swafford. Check it out.
Saturday was a tough one for the Tennessee Volunteers. Here they were playing one of the best teams in the nation, the Georgia Bulldogs, and they were in a position to pull off one heck of an upset. A combination of tough defense, heads up special teams play, and good offense had the Vols within inches of getting a much needed and long awaited conference win.
But alas it just...
Last week, Tennessee beat South Alabama by just one touchdown. This Saturday, the Vols almost pulled off the upset of the week against No. 6 Georgia, but fell just short after running back Pig Howard fumbled the ball into the end zone for a touchback, setting Georgia up for the game-winning field goal. It’s hard to fault Howard for the fumble — he was trying to stretch the ball...
The Tennessee Volunteers (3-3) blow the opportunity to pull off an upset. The Defense allowed the Bulldogs (4-1) to drive down the field in under 2 minutes to tie the game and send it to overtime. A fumble into the end zone of overtime led to a touchback and a Georgia field goal, allowing the Bulldogs to escape 34-31. The win keeps their SEC and National Title hopes alive.
Tennessee Volunteers running back Pig Howard fumbled out of the end zone to give the Georgia Bulldogs the ball and, eventually, the overtime win.
The Tennessee Volunteers broke out a new set of alternate, smokey gray uniforms for Saturday’s huge game against the Georgia Bulldogs.
The No. 6 ranked Georgia Bulldogs will be looking for their fourth straight win on Saturday when they visit the Tennessee Volunteers.
Georgia (3-1) and Tennessee (3-2) will each by looking for their fourth win of the season.
Coverage of the Georgia and Tennessee game will air on CBS beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN.