Georgia figures to play one of the tougher schedules in college football in 2019.
In addition to the eight-game SEC slate, the Bulldogs host Notre Dame in one of their non-conference games. Every game is important, but here’s a look at five that might be a little more important than the others - and why. (Of course, this is only one person’s opinion)
No. 5: UGA vs. Texas A&M, Nov. 23, Athens, Ga.
This game comes following a brutal three-game stretch against Florida, Missouri and Auburn. It’s Georgia’s final conference game and the SEC East title could still be on the line.
No. 4: UGA at Tennessee, Oct. 5, Knoxville, Tenn.
Most Georgia fans would probably argue that Tennessee is the biggest long-term threat to the Bulldogs, and it will be Georgia’s first trip to Rocky Top since for UGA defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt began breathing new life into the Vols’ program.
No. 3: UGA at Auburn, Nov. 16, Auburn, Ala.
For all that Kirby Smart has done so far in Athens, he is still yet to play a competitive road game against an SEC West team. In each of his three seasons as head coach, Georgia has lost by at least 20 points when visiting an SEC West foe - including a 23-point loss at Auburn in 2017.
No. 2: UGA vs. Notre Dame, Sept. 21, Athens, Ga.
This game has been potentially earmarked as an 8 p.m. kickoff by CBS. You can imagine College GameDay will strongly consider visiting Athens for this possible top-5 matchup. ESPN has already called this game the best non-conference matchup of the 2019 season.
No. 1: UGA vs. Florida, Nov. 2, Jacksonville
Winner will likely represent SEC East in conference title game. Georgia going for its third straight in series and have outscored the Gators 78-24 in last two games. Above all it’s Georgia vs. Florida, and that’s enough incentive right here.
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