Georgia took a slight lead in the race for the SEC East championship with its victory Saturday against Florida.
Georgia is the only one-loss team in the division, with Florida and Missouri on the heels of the Bulldogs with two losses apiece. An upset victory by Missouri this weekend could produce a three-way tie in the loss column at the top of the East, but a Georgia victory essentially eliminates the Tigers.
Also worth watching Saturday is the Vanderbilt-Florida game, which starts at noon on ESPN. A Gators loss would give Georgia a chance to win the East by defeating Missouri.
Missouri stumbled out of the gate this season, losing 37-31 at Wyoming in the season opener Aug. 31. The Tigers followed that with five consecutive victories, leading with a 38-7 home victory against West Virginia. Since those five wins, the streaky Tigers have lost two consecutive, both on the road. Vanderbilt won 21-14 and Kentucky 29-7.
Mizzou quarterback Kelly Bryant strained his hamstring in the loss to Kentucky, but indication from Missouri are that he will play against Georgia. Coach Barry Odom told in-state media outlets that Bryant is “on track to play” but will be a “game-time decision.”
Here is some important information regarding how to follow the action:
Date: Saturday, Nov. 9
Before the game: “Bulldogs Game Day” airs from 10-11 a.m. on WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News. Channel 2 sports director Zach Klein and Heather Catlin host the show each Saturday.
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Location: Sanford Stadium, Athens
Records: No. 6 Georgia 7-1, 4-1 SEC; Missouri 5-3, 2-2
Television: ESPN will televise the game. Steve Levy will handle play-by-play, with Brian Griese as the analyst and Todd McShay and Molly McGrath the sideline reporters.
Local radio: The game will be broadcast on the Georgia Bulldogs Sports Network, heard in metro Atlanta on WSB radio (750 AM/95.5 FM). 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 Radio Channel 81/81.
Online: GTV on georgiadogs.com.
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