Erik Ainge completed 17-of-22 passes for 165 yards for Tennessee (3-2, 1-1 SEC). LaMarcus Coker caught a touchdown pass on a trick play in the victory.
Matt Stafford was 16-of-33 for 174 yards and two touchdowns for Georgia (4-2, 2-2), which had won three straight games. Knowshon Moreno was Georgia's leading rusher (30 yards on 13 attempts) as the Bulldogs gained only 69 yards on the ground.
The Vols were in complete control from the start and opened the scoring midway through the first quarter with a 12-play, 81-yard drive that took 5:09. A 56-yard trick play to open the second quarter pushed the lead to 14-0.