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Georgia vs. Georgia Tech preview: Clean, Old Fashioned Hate with a twist – WSB-TV Channel 2

Georgia vs. Georgia Tech preview: Clean, Old Fashioned Hate with a twist – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — In the 130-plus instances Georgia and Georgia Tech have lined up in opposition to one another on the soccer discipline, solely three of the matchups featured one of many groups ranked No 1.

This yr will make it 4 because the nation’s prime ranked soccer crew Georgia Bulldogs take the hour or so drive east to Atlanta the place they are going to tackle the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of their annual rivalry recreation billed as “Clean, quaint hate”.

The recreation will air LIVE on Channel 2 beginning at Noon. Our particular protection begins at 11 a.m. with Bulldogs Game Day LIVE from Bobby Dodd Stadium.


Matchup: #1 Georgia Bulldogs (11-0) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-8)

Kickoff: Noon at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta

Broadcast: Live on WSB-TV starting at midday. WSB AM 750 Radio

Weather: According to Severe Weather Team 2, Saturday is predicted to be partly cloudy with recreation time temperatures within the 50′s and approaching 60 levels.

Series Record: Georgia leads 68-41 with 5 ties. The Bulldogs have gained the previous three matchups.

Spread: Georgia is favored by 35 factors at the moment

Key Matchups: Can Georgia Tech rating on UGA’s vaunted protection? Can Georgia Tech’s protection cease the Bulldogs? Will Kirby Smart get gamers getting back from harm corresponding to WR’s Dominick Blaylock and presumably George Pickens taking part in time? Is Tech able to pulling an upset that will change your entire faculty soccer season?


While this sequence has had its share of upsets all through the years, not many observers anticipate Georgia Tech to current a huge problem to Georgia on this recreation.

The Bulldogs have been completely dominant on protection, giving up solely 7.5 factors a recreation this season. Tech RB Jahmyr Gibbs has had a good season, operating for 745 yards and 4 touchdowns, however he’s been their solely constant menace.

Jeff Sims has gotten many of the snaps at QB for the Jackets in 2021, however he’s not performed the final two video games. Jordan Yates was underneath middle for Tech’s recreation vs. Notre Dame final week, the Yellow Jackets had been held scoreless in a 55-0 loss.

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For Georgia, it’s their remaining tune up earlier than the SEC Championship recreation on Dec. 4. The Bulldogs have had a few gamers injured over the previous couple of weeks, however most have gotten to relaxation or heal. Coach Kirby Smart virtually emptied the bench final week when Georgia beat Charleston Southern 56-7.

With a win Saturday, the Dawgs are all however assured a spot within the College Football playoff whether or not they beat Alabama within the SEC Championship recreation or not.

Their objectives for the season are nonetheless forward of them, so don’t anticipate them to take the foot off the fuel pedal on Saturday.


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