Georgia gets another night game at Sanford Stadium

The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that the Bulldogs' home game against Missouri has been picked up by ESPN for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

That means UGA will be able to activate its new, multi-million dollar LED light system from the first quarter on. Georgia has been able to take full advantage only two other times this season, on Oct. 19 for a 7 p.m. kickoff against Kentucky and Sept. 21 with the 8 p.m. game against Notre Dame.

The Bulldogs (6-1, 3-1 SEC) are fortunate to pick up such a prime spot for the Missouri game. It was expected to be a much for meaningful contest before the Tigers (5-3, 2-2) dropped their last two games against Vanderbilt and Kentucky.

As it is, Georgia will be televised by ESPN for the fifth time this season. The Bulldogs are 3-1 this season and 49-34-1 all time on the network.

CBS has first dibs on weekly selections of SEC games. Not surprisingly, the network chose No. 1 LSU at No. 2 Alabama for its Nov. 9 3:30 p.m. broadcast. Georgia-Florida is on CBS at 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, as it is every year.

The television schedule for the other games of Nov. 9 are: Vanderbilt at Tennessee, noon, ESPN; Western Kentucky at Arkansas, noon, SEC Network; New Mexico State at Ole Miss, 4 p.m., SEC Network; and, Tennessee at Kentucky, 7:30 p.m., SEC Network.

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