Two Tennessee Volunteers were honored by the Southeastern Conference Monday
as defensive end Jason Hall and offensive guard Rob Smith were named SEC
Players of the Week.
Hall became the second Vol named SEC Defensive Player of the Week, joining
linebacker Kevin Burnett
who earned the honor for his performance against
. Hall turned in seven total tackles including five solo stops with
three tackles for loss in UT's 19-14 victory over No. 3 Georgia
He registered career-high two sacks for minus six yards and added a pass
deflection as Tennessee limited the Bulldogs to 265 total yards, including
56 on the ground.
Smith was named the Offensive Lineman of the Week after recording 17
knockdown blocks in helping the Vols out gain the Bulldogs 277-265 while
holding the pigskin for 35 minutes and 23 seconds.
He became the third Vol to be named lineman of the week, joining center
Jason Respert (UNLV) and Michael Munoz (Louisiana Tech).
Georgia entered the game tied for first in the SEC with 2.75 sacks per game,
but got to the Tennessee quarterbacks just once on a busted play.