Georgia-Auburn game topped 6.7 million viewers

Where will Georgia land when the third set of college football playoff rankings are unveiled Nov. 19?

More than 6.7 million viewers across the country watched Georgia's win over Auburn on CBS.

It was the second most-watched college football game in the nation last week, falling just short of the Oklahoma-Baylor prime-time game.

Georgia-Auburn averaged an audience of 6.772 million viewers Saturday afternoon, while Oklahoma-Baylor on ABC averaged 6.785 million Saturday night.

Georgia’s two previous games on CBS this season had larger audiences: 9.287 million viewers for the Sept. 21 game against Notre Dame and 6.978 million viewers for the Nov. 2 game against Florida.

The Georgia-Auburn game drew a 4.0 rating nationally, the highest for any college football game that day, and a 21.7 rating in the Atlanta TV market. The game drew a higher rating in one other market than in Atlanta: 39.2 in Birmingham, Ala. The rating is the percentage of  households tuned in on average.

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Georgia will be back on CBS this week. The 3:30 p.m. game against Texas A&M on Saturday in Athens will be the Bulldogs' fourth time this season on the network and third time this month.

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