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Is there a gray area where South Carolina holds an edge on Georgia this week?

Cover 4 on UGA football: What is the big advantage for South Carolina against the Bulldogs?

Gameday eve will offer a chance for two reps of a UGA football feature called the Cover 4. DawgNation has four staffers who cover the team from every angle: Beat, hybrid roles, live streams, photos, podcasts, recruiting, etc. The Cover 4 aim here is simple: 1) Present a topic; 2) Offer a reasoned response; 3) Share a brisk statement to support the informed opinion. We’ll offer up two Cover 4 opinions regarding the Georgia-South Carolina game today. 


Cover 4 time. The working theory here is John and Jane Reader will hold a good idea of what these are all about now.

This is also the first week of conference play for UGA. It allows for one of those early tilts Steve Spurrier seems to enjoy. The early conference games would offer a chance to catch a key Bulldog on suspension, he often theorized.

Not this year. And yet this game is still drawing the hype of a top 10 matchup. Is it though?


Where on the field does South Carolina have the edge on Georgia? We’re putting the Cover 4 on that topic.

These takes will come at you even faster than Mecole Hardman Jr. can post to his social media accounts.

What is the big advantage South Carolina holds over UGA football this week?

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Brandon Adams says to watch out for the air attack fueled by the arm of Jake Bentley to both Deebo Samuel (left) and Bryan Edwards (right) on Saturday. (Lance King/Getty Images)

Brandon Adams: The South Carolina passing game

WhyA lot of pregame storylines get overhyped, but South Carolina’s wide receivers are legitimately good, and a tough matchup for UGA’s secondary.

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Chip Towers also supports the thinking that South Carolina will have to make first downs through the air against Georgia. Don’t overlook Bryan Edwards and his 64 catches for 793 yards in 2017. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Chip Towers: South Carolina’s WRs vs. the UGA DBs

Why: The Towers’ Take is simply that. Carolina’s receivers could have a good day vs. Georgia’s secondary.

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Mike Griffith says to look for the rocking Williams-Brice Stadium crowd to boost their team early against Georgia. (Lance King/Getty Images)

Mike Griffith: A rocking Williams-Brice Stadium crowd

WhyI don’t see one. South Carolina has the home crowd, and that’s about it.

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Look for the Williams-Brice Stadium atmosphere to be electric prior to the game. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jeff Sentell: The juice from the Williams-Brice crowd

WhyThe home crowd and the stakes. South Carolina sees a win as a launch point while the Bulldogs view this as another game to impose their will on an SEC team for 60 minutes.

The Cover 4 so far

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