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WATCH: Jeremy Pruitt previews top-15 matchup vs. Georgia

The Vols are seeking their first 3-0 start in SEC play since 1998
Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt is seen during the third quarter of a game between Tennessee and Missouri at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.
Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt is seen during the third quarter of a game between Tennessee and Missouri at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020.(Calvin Mattheis | Calvin Mattheis/Pool via News Sentinel)
Published: Oct. 5, 2020 at 6:06 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - For the first time since their meeting on Oct. 7, 2006, No. 12 Tennessee and No. 3 Georgia square off both as top 15 teams at 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday in Athens.

The then-No. 13 Vols beat the then-No. 10 Bulldogs, 51-33, in Sanford Stadium that day. UT is making its first appearance on CBS since Nov. 17, 2018.

This is the 50th meeting between the two schools with Georgia holding a slight 24-23-2 advantage.

The Vols are seeking their first 3-0 overall start since 2016 and their first 3-0 start in SEC play since 1998.

Here’s what 3rd-year head coach Jeremy Pruitt had to say about the matchup on Monday:

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