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If the season takes place, college football fans should probably brace for some new experiences.

DN90: If season happens, UGA fans should expect games to look different on TV

Brandon Adams

Georgia football fans can get a quick update on the latest news involving the Bulldogs each day with DN90. DawgNation’s Brandon Adams provides all the latest UGA happenings on video in about 90 seconds. So follow along as Kirby Smart and the rest of the Bulldogs attempt to lead UGA to a national championship, and get up-to-the-minute UGA recruiting news as well. On this edition of DN90, the discussion focuses on how college football could look different on TV this fall if the season is able to take place.

DN90: If season happens, UGA fans should expect games to look different on TV

College football leaders — including those from Georgia and the rest of the SEC — are attempting to play a season this fall despite the ongoing challenges associated with the coronavirus. If the games occur, fans are likely to notice the television experience could be different than what they’ve experienced in the past.

The SEC Network’s Mike Morgan joined DawgNation Daily this past week to discuss that topic. Among the differences could be broadcasters who’ll call games from a studio as opposed to inside the stadium.

There are also some efforts that could need to be taken to replace the energy typically provided to broadcasts by loud fans in full stadiums. Major League Baseball has attempted to fill that void with virtual fans on national broadcasts and cardboard cutouts inside the ballparks.

The NBA has also put LED screens around the court in its bubble environment in Orlando, Fla. to make things seem more normal.

Yet college football is arguably more closely tied to rabid fandom than any other sport, and it stands to reason the challenge of recreating the typical environment won’t be easy.

Of course, given the news Saturday of the Mid-American Conference’s plans to cancel its season and subsequent rumblings about the Big Ten, all of this could end up being a moot point anyway.

For now, most fans are seemingly content to try and keep a good thought with the mindset that no matter how weird college football looks this fall, some version of the sport is better than nothing at all.

For more on what Morgan said about college football on TV this fall, check out the latest edition of DN90, lined above.

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