RECAP: Georgia 27, Tennessee 13

Sanford Stadium is packed during Georgia football's first drive against Tennessee on Nov. 5, 2022 in Athens, Ga. (Jack Leo, DawgNation)
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ATHENS -- Georgia took control of the SEC East Division with 27-13 win over Tennessee in a historic battle of No. 1-ranked teams at Sanford Stadium on Saturday night.

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Georgia 27, Tennessee 13, 4:15

8 plays, 61 yards, 2:01

Tennessee notched its first touchdown of the day, a 5-yard run from Jaylen Wright.


Georgia 27, Tennessee 6, 1:09

15 plays, 67 yards, 8:44

Jack Podlesny finished the longest drive of the game with a 38-yard field goal.

14:20 update: Outside linebacker Robert Beal, Georgia’s 2021 sack leader, sustained an injury but walked off the field on his own power. Beal jogged to the locker room shortly after.

UGA is now without Beal and Nolan Smith at the rush end position.


Georgia 24, Tennessee 6, 00:00

12 plays, 78 yards, 4:52

Jack Podlesny kicked a 19-yard field goal to finish the first half for Georgia.

Georgia 21, Tennessee 6, 9:36

11 plays, 56 yards, 4:41

Chase McGrath kicked his second field goal of the day from 36 yards out.

The Volunteers faced a third-and-3 from the Georgia 9-yard line before consecutive false starts pushed them back 10 yards.

Tennessee now has five false starts.

11:23 update: Georgia defensive end Mykel Williams limped off the field with an apparent lower-body injury at the 11:23 mark in the second quarter.

Georgia 21, Tennessee, 3, 14:17

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