NEXT FOR GEORGIA
Who: vs. Tennessee
When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sanford Stadium
TV; radio: CBS; 750, 95.5
Record: 3-1 (0-1 SEC)
Last time played: Georgia won 20-12 in Knoxville last season, getting three catches for 126 yards from Malcolm Mitchell and holding Tennessee to minus-20 yards rushing.
On offense: Tennessee is averaging 513 yards per game in total offense, second most in the SEC behind Georgia’s 530. … The Vols lead the SEC and rank No. 8 nationally in passing (341 yards per game). … Quarterback Tyler Bray has thrown for 1,301 yards and 12 touchdowns in four games. … Bray’s top targets are Justin Hunter (30 catches for 410 yards) and junior-college transfer Cordarrelle Patterson (19 for 259). … Tennessee’s experienced offensive line has allowed just two sacks. … Tailback Rajion Neal ran for 151 yards in last week’s 47-26 victory over Akron.
On defense: The Vols switched to a 3-4 alignment this season. … The Vols rank 74th nationally in rushing defense, allowing 164 yards per game (331 in a 37-20 loss to Florida). … Nose guard Daniel McCullers, a transfer from Georgia Military College, is 6-foot-8, 377 pounds. … Linebacker A.J. Johnson, a sophomore from Gainesville, leads the Vols in tackles with 31. … The Vols have intercepted eight passes in four games (four in the season-opening 35-21 victory over N.C. State in the Georgia Dome).
On special teams: Derrick Brodus made all four of his field-goal attempts, the longest from 37 yards, against Akron.
What you should know: Tennessee has not beaten a ranked opponent since 2009. … The Vols have an all-time winning record in Athens (10-9-1, including 9-6 in Sanford Stadium) but have lost their past two games there.
Coach: Derek Dooley, son of former UGA coach and athletic director Vince Dooley, is in his third season at Tennessee, which is 14-15 (4-13 SEC) during his tenure.