ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- This used to be one of those signature games on the Southeastern Conference schedule.
Now, outside of Derek Dooley facing the team his dad once coached, there's nothing more intriguing about Tennessee vs. Georgia than which team will finally get its first SEC win Saturday.
The Volunteers (2-3, 0-2 SEC) are coming off a disheartening loss at LSU after time expired and are clearly in a rebuilding mode under first-year coach Dooley.
As for Georgia (1-4, 0-3), a team that thought it could contend in the SEC East is mired in a four-game losing streak -- its longest in two decades -- and the worst conference start since 1993. As the losses have mounted, so has the pressure on Georgia's Mark Richt, the dean of SEC coaches.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.