It’s October and that time of year. Georgia vs. Tennessee. Autumn. Mostly sunshine, a little rain, and a couple of times: monsoons.
Did you know that Tennessee holds a 20-15-2 edge in the all-time series with Georgia, and that the Vols crushed the Bulldogs by a 35-14 final last season?
At 2-3, underachieving Tennessee is desperate for a victory and, therefore, represents a dangerous opponent for the Bulldogs. The Volunteers will play four of their final six regular season games at home following this weekend's game, and the level of competition is somewhat favorable. Obviously, head coach Phil Fulmer does not want to attempt to climb out of a 2-4 hole.
Tennessee’s offense had to play better in Athens. For the most part, the Vols have been tough defensively this season.
This game may become a classic strong offense vs. strong defense battle.
Did you know that Georgia is averaging 424.8 total yards per game this season? With the obvious exception of the first half of the Alabama game, the Bulldogs defense has played well, particularly against the run.
However, Georgia made critical mistakes against the Crimson Tide and must correct them for its contest against Tennessee.
As for Georgia, it opened the season with four consecutive victories before falling to Alabama two weeks ago. The Bulldogs have had two weeks to prepare for this weekend's game and hope to move to 2-1 in conference. They are playing their second of what will be three straight home games against league foes, as nationally-ranked Vanderbilt comes to town next weekend.
The Silver Fox Forecast: Georgia 27, Tennessee 23.
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|Proverbs 19:20-21“Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.”
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