Bulldogs top Vols in big-time matchup
The No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs topped the No. 8 Tennessee Volunteers 27-14 on Saturday, winning one of the biggest matchups on the day’s schedule.
The Vols had been favored by 3 points in this battle of Top 10 teams. The combined score fell just UNDER the game’s posted total (41.5).
Bulldogs QB D.J. Shockley went 16-of-27 for 208 yards in the win, and was intercepted once. Brannan Southerland and Thomas Brown each ran for Georgia scores, and Thomas Flowers returned a punt for a TD.
Rick Claussen completed 21-of-36 pass attempts for 310 yards for Tennessee. Claussen tossed a TD strike to Robert Meachem, and ran for a score himself.