UGA Football

Gametime 2013 – No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Georgia
Mark Richt

Mark Richt called for all the fans to wear Red on Saturday. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

On Saturday, the 9th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs host the No. 6 LSU Tigers. The game will be televised by CBS at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Georgia enters the game 2-1 and 1-0 in the SEC after beating North Texas 45-21 last week. After the win, the Dawgs remained at No. 9 in the AP Poll and No. 10 in the Coaches Poll.

LSU (4-0, 1-0) beat Auburn 35-21 last week to remain undefeated. The Tigers are now ranked sixth in both polls.

After playing LSU, Georgia will become just the fourth team in the BCS era to play three Top 10 teams in their first four games. If Georgia comes out on top, it will be the first time the Bulldogs have ever beaten two Top 10 teams at Sanford Stadium in the same season.

To do that, the Bulldogs will have to contain former UGA quarterback Zach Mettenberger and LSU’s trio of backs, led by Jeremy Hill.

The atmosphere in Athens should be electric with two Top 10 teams on the field, ESPN College GameDay in town, and (most) everyone wearing red after Mark Richt called for a “Red Out”, perhaps to quell the rumors of a possible Blackout.

For an in-depth preview of the North Texas-Georgia game, check out Dr. SEC’s Preview & Predictions.

LSU at Georgia

  • Date: Sept. 28, 2013, 3:30 p.m. ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Broadcast: Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (analyst), Tracy Wolfson (reporter)

Inside the numbers

  • LSU leads the overall series against Georgia 16-12-1.
  • Mark Richt is 3-4 against LSU.
  • Georgia is ranked 6th in Total Offense with 574.0 yards per game.
    LSU is 32nd with 480.3 ypg.
  • Georgia is ranked 26th (tie) in Scoring Offense with 40.3 points per game.
    LSU is 15th (tie) with 43.3 ppg.
  • Georgia is ranked 68th in Total Defense with 388.7 yards per game.
    LSU is 24th (tie) with 310.0 ypg.
  • Georgia is ranked 85th (tie) in Scoring Defense with 29.7 points per game.
    LSU is 37th (tie) with 19.5 ppg.
  • Georgia is ranked 88th (tie) in Turnover Margin (-1 ratio).
    LSU is 62nd (tie) (+1 ratio).
  • Georgia is ranked 83rd (tie) in Fewest Penalties Per Game (6.67 per game).
    LSU is 111th (tie) with 8.25 per game.

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