GEORGIA WINS IN THRILLER OVER TENNESSEE

The Georgia Bulldogs defeated Tennessee for the first time in Knoxville since 1980 by the score of 26-24 after David Greene hit fullback Verron Haynes for a 6-yard touchdown with 5 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

Georgia's Verron Haynes (35) keeps his eye on the ball as he makes a catch with five seconds left in the fourth quarter for a touchdown to help his team defeat Tennessee, 26-24, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Wade Payne, AP)
Tennessee scored with less than a minute to play with a sixty-two-yard touchdown screen pass by Travis Stephens from Casey Clausen but the Bulldogs silenced the capacity crowd of over 107,000 fans with the late touchdown.

Freshman Fred Gibson made his first collegiate catch and brought in a 15-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter on a slant pattern. Gibson made the catch on a quick three-step drop and ran untouched into the end zone.

The Vols jumped out to a 14-3 lead on two touchdown passes from Clausen in the first quarter.

Damien Gary scored on a 72-yard punt return in the second quarter to pull the Dawgs within 4 points and Gibson's catch put them ahead 17-14.

Randy McMichael had an outstanding game with 108 yards on 6 receptions.

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