The Georgia Bulldogs (0-1) open the SEC portion of their schedule Saturday against the South Carolina Gamecocks (1-0) at Sanford Stadium in Athens.
The Dawgs are coming off a disappointing loss to the 5th ranked Boise State Broncos. South Carolina defeated the East Carolina Pirates 56-37 in Charlotte.
Georgia is unranked after falling out of both the AP and Coaches Poll. The Gamecocks come into the game ranked 12th in both polls and are feeling confident. ESPN will televise the game at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Inside the numbers:
- Georgia holds a 46-15-2 overall series lead against South Carolina.
- The two schools have split the last 4 games in the series.
- Georgia is 8-4 against South Carolina in the past 12 games.
- Mark Richt is 4-3 against Steve Spurrier (0-1 vs. Florida; 4-2 vs. S. Carolina)
- The Gamecocks are 45-33 under Steve Spurrier.
- This is the first time Georgia has opened the season against two Top 25 teams.
- Gameday Central – GeorgiaDogs.com
- 2011 Georgia Football Schedule – Sicemdawgs.com
- 2011 South Carolina Football Schedule – FBSchedules.com