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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee reminded Georgia who owns
Arian Foster rushed for 98 yards and three touchdowns, Lucas
Taylor made the most of his very short time as a quarterback and
Tennessee put an emphatic end to 12th-ranked Georgia's winning
streak in Knoxville with a 35-14 victory today.
It was Georgia's worst loss since the 2003 Southeastern
Conference championship, a 34-13 loss to LSU, and coach Mark
Richt's first loss at Tennessee. The Bulldogs had won their last
three games at Neyland.
It also was the most points allowed this year by Georgia (4-2,
Tennessee (3-2, 1-1) began this year with high hopes, only to
find itself struggling after a tough loss to California and a rout
by Florida. The running game was patchy and the defense wasn't much
better, and the grumbling about coach Phil Fulmer had already
But a bye last weekend worked wonders for the Vols. They went
after the Bulldogs from the opening kick, and never let up.
Tennessee scored on four of its first five possessions, showed it
really did have a running game and made the Bulldogs look more like
a work in progress than a top-15 team.
Montario Hardesty rushed for 68 yards and a score, and Erik
Ainge was 17-of-22 for 165 yards. Taylor threw for a touchdown on
his second career pass, and added six catches.