Georgia Bulldogs vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

Let’s talk what we’re up against as we face the current No. 1 team in the SEC

Williams-Brice stadium during a day game.

Williams-Brice stadium during a day game.

Photo by @jacobreevescreative

This past weekend the Georgia Bulldogs jumped to the top of the SEC + national rankings after shutting out the Samford Bulldogs 33-0, which means UofSC is coming into this weekend’s game as a big underdog.

Were breaking down some of the facts to provide insight before the underdogs face the Bulldogs.

  • According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, UofSC has a less than 10% chance of beating Georgia.
  • Coach Shane Beamer announced this week that Mohamed Kaba (linebacker) + Jordan Strachan (defensive end) both suffered season-ending ACL injuries last Saturday against Arkansas.
  • This will be the 75th time the Gamecocks play Georgia, making them UofSC’s second-most played team, second to Clemson.

Ok, so some of the facts look bad, right? But don’t discount:

  • The Gamecocks will have the home-field advantage.
  • In 2019, Georgia came into the game against UofSC undefeated, favored to win by over 24 points, and lost in Athens.

Who doesn’t love an upset? Here’s to hoping a similar story unfolds in William’s-Brice this Sat., Sept. 17 at 12 p.m. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN or you can buy tickets here.

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