Theo Jackson is a defensive back with some swagger, and this week against Georgia, the Tennessee defender is ready for the No. 1 team in the land.

“We don’t look at the record,” he told reporters on Tuesday. “We look at them like they put on their pants and shoulder pads the same way we do, not that they’re Superman. We’re just working this week to get ready for Saturday.”

Jackson added that some of Tennessee’s biggest keys against Georgia will be containing, tackling, and limiting big plays.

Jackson is not on a quest to make friends with SEC East quarterbacks, as Jackson said he would’ve had an interception on a screen pass if Kentucky QB Will Levis had thrown a better ball.

Jackson is tied for third on the Vols with 60 tackles and has 10 pass breakups.

H/T Ben McKee, Adam Sparks.

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