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Run defense seeks answers

For the first time since 1994, Tennessee's defense surrendered back-to-back 200-yard rushing games vs. South Carolina (217) and Auburn (264). Vol defensive coordinator John Chavis is determined the streak won't stretch to three games this weekend vs. Georgia.

Chavis is aware that a legion of doubters has begun questioning his rushing defense. He's also aware that some things have to happen for Tennessee to slow down Georgia's ground game. ''There's a lot of things that have got to happen,'' Chavis said. ''We've got to play better, we've got to line up better, we've got to tackle better. That all goes back to coaching and getting it done on the...

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What follows is a quarter-by-quarter recap of Tennessee's loss at Auburn Saturday .

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