The Georgia football team was off this weekend as it prepares for a huge rivalry clash against Florida. But thanks to some chaos and upsets, the Bulldogs were able to move up in both the Coaches and AP Polls.
Georgia has only one other ranked team on its schedule, and that is Auburn, who fell to No. 12 in the Coaches Poll and No. 11 in the AP Poll following a 23-20 loss to LSU. Auburn is the highest-ranked two-loss team in the country. The two teams meet in Auburn on Nov. 16.
The LSU Tigers moved up to No. 2 in the Coaches Poll and No. 1 in the AP Poll with the win. With Alabama and LSU both having bye weeks this week, their meeting on Nov. 9 will likely be a matchup between the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the country. It would be the first time since 2011 that the No. 1 and No. 2 teams have met during the regular season.
The Bulldogs’ strength of schedule did take a hit on Saturday, as Notre Dame lost 45-14 to Michigan, dropping the Fighting Irish in both polls. South Carolina, Georgia’s lone loss on the season, suffered a 41-21 defeat to the Tennessee Volunteers, making that loss even worse.
The Georgia-Florida game will decide which team ends up being the highest-ranked one-loss team heading into the first College Football Playoff rankings, which come out on Nov. 5. The Bulldogs have beaten Florida in each of the last two seasons, including a 36-17 win in 2018.
Georgia’s game against Florida is set for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
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