KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jonathan Crompton passed for a
career-high 310 yards and threw four touchdowns, leading Tennessee
to a 45-19 win over Georgia on Saturday.
It was coach Lane Kiffin's first Southeastern Conference victory
and kept the Volunteers (3-3, 1-2) from going 0-3 in the league for
a second season in a row.
By halftime, Crompton had already thrown for 205 yards and three
He was a perfect 4-for-4 for 67 yards on a drive late in the
first half, finding Marsalis Teague on a 5-yard touchdown pass for
a 21-10 lead with 2:40 left. He also connected with Gerald Jones on
a 51-yard score, the Vols' longest pass of the season.
Georgia's offense couldn't find the end zone, but the Bulldogs
(3-3, 2-2) found other ways to put up points. Brandon Boykin scored
on his second 100-yard kickoff return of the season, and Bacarri
Rambo returned Crompton's interception 28 yards for a TD.
Blair Walsh kicked a 52-yard field goal, and Zach Renner blocked
a punt by Chad Cunningham that sailed through the end zone for a