Coming off a surprising 2017 season that ended in the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 26-23 loss, and included the SEC championship, the Georgia Bulldogs will begin a new season ranked No. 3 by the Associated Press and No. 4 in the coaches poll.
The Bulldogs open the season against Austin Peay on Saturday, and here is some important information regarding how to follow the action:
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Date: Saturday, Sept. 1
Location: Sanford Stadium, Athens
Television: ESPN will televise the game. Beth Mowins is handling play-by-play. Anthony Becht is the analyst, and Rocky Boiman is the sideline reporter.
Streaming: The game is available online on GTV at georgiadogs.com.
Local radio: The game will be broadcast on the Georgia Bulldogs Sports Network, heard in metro Atlanta on WSB (News 95.5 and AM-750 WSB). Scott Howard is handling play-by-play. Eric Zeier is the analyst, and Chuck Dowdle is the sideline reporter.
Satellite radio: You can listen on Sirius/XM Channel 81/81.
Here are five other things you may want to know:
» This will be the first meeting between Austin Peay and Georgia.
» Georgia defeated Appalachian State 31-10 at home in last season’s opener.
» Georgia is 94-27-3 all-time in season openers and have won 18 of their past 21.
» The Bulldogs are 21-7 in two seasons under coach Kirby Smart.
» This is the 125th season of Georgia football. Its all-time record entering the season is 808-420-54.
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