The SEC announced on Thursday that it would move on to a 10-game conference-schedule only for the 2020 season. This means that Georgia Football, along with every other SEC member, is going to have some changes in the Bulldogs’ schedule.
The team of Dagnation insiders – Mike Griffith, Connor Riley, Brandon Adams, and Jeff Sentell – react to the big moves made by the conference as well as how it will affect Georgia in the 2020 season and beyond
Some of the schedule changes:
- Georgia and Georgia Tech will not play this season. Both sides have played back every season until 1925.
- Georgia and Florida are still scheduled to play in Jacksonville, Fla.
- The season for SEC teams will begin on September 26. This means that the September 19 game against Georgia of Georgia will need to be rescheduled.
- There will be two sub-weeks, one in the middle of the season and the other on 12 December.
- The SEC Championship game will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on 19 December.
- There will still be divisions in 2020.
- Despite earlier reports, two additional SEC games have yet to be determined. A report states that the strength of the schedule will be a factor in which teams will be added.
- The NCAA will allow teams to begin practice in relation to the dates when the games were originally scheduled. This means that until the SEC or Georgia decide to withdraw the start date, Georgia will begin practice on August 9
The Dognition team discusses what this is all about for Georgia. Will there still be a college football playoff, and how will a conference-only schedule impact? And what is the future of the Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry the two teams have not played this season?
The SEC joins the Pac-12 and the Big Ten in going on a conference-only schedule. The ACC announced a non-conference game as well as a 10-game conference schedule. Notre Dame is also joining the ACC this season.
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