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Sony Michel and Nick Chubb will face off this weekend.

4 things UGA fans can watch this weekend with no Georgia football

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The X things UGA fans can watch this weekend with no Georgia football

As you well know, there’s no Georgia football game this weekend. To some, this would be an excellent weekend to go to a pumpkin patch or throw a Halloween party. But for those of us that are football junkies, there’s no such thing as an off week.

And if you do happen to be looking to fill the hours this weekend with football, there are a couple of things tangentially related to Georgia football that would very much be worth watching.

Chris Milton’s Twitter feed, late Friday night

Chris Milton is the father of Georgia running back commit Kendall Milton. He is one of the best follows on Twitter if you are a Georgia fan, whether it be because he’s shutting down trolls or providing updates on his son.

Kendall’s Buchanan Bears take on Clovis East on Friday night. The reason Chris Milton’s Twitter feed is worth watching is that Chris essentially turns his feed into a reel-time highlight reel for Kendall. So whether the future Georgia running back is running through an opposing defender or scoring a touchdown, Chris Milton is going to capture it.

Kendall Milton recently lost his 5-star rating, but he still sits as the No. 34 overall prospect in the country. And if he continues to playlike he has in recent weeks, there’s a real chance he could earn back that 5-star rating.

No. 9 Auburn at No. 2 LSU, 3:30 p.m. ET, Saturday

This is going to be the best college football game of the day on Saturday. The Auburn Tigers bounced back following a loss to Florida with a win over Arkansas last week. Auburn will get a chance to have a better road showing than it did against the Gators.

LSU has arguably been the SEC’s most impressive team this year, as Joe Burrow has emerged as the Heisman Trophy front-runner. And depending on the severity of Tua Tagovailoa’s ankle injury the Tigers could have their best chance to take down the mighty Crimson Tide.

But LSU can’t afford to overlook a physical Auburn team. Despite LSU’s awesome offense, Auburn should have the advantage on both the offensive and defensive lines. And given that the weather forecast is calling for rain on Saturday, that could play into Auburn’s favor.

Georgia fans will also get a look at Auburn, who the Bulldogs will play on Nov. 16. As far as a rooting interest, I’d say an Auburn win might help Georgia more from a College Football Playoff perspective. However, if you want to see Georgia rise in the rankings, a LSU win would likely move the No. 10 Bulldogs up in the rankings.

Related: Why the Florida game is just the start of Georgia’s season-ending gambit

South Carolina at Tennessee, 4 p.m. ET Saturday

We said earlier that if you could only watch one game, you should watch Auburn and LSU. That’s still true. But I’m assuming you’ll have a working remote while you watch, which means that you should flip to this game when Auburn and LSU are in a commercial break.

Yes, this game is a matchup between two losing teams. But given these teams are coached by Will Muschamp and Jeremy Pruitt, it should be highly entertaining. Both coaches had outbursts last week, as Muschamp’s was directed at the officials, while Pruitt grabbed the facemask of his quarterback Jarrett Guarantano

Whichever team loses this game will be in a world of hurt. A Tennessee loss drops the Volunteers to 2-6, while South Carolina could fall to 3-5. If either of these teams have aspirations of making a bowl game, this is a game they can’t afford to lose.

New England At Cleveland, 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday

There probably aren’t too many Georgia fans who root for either of these teams. But there is a very specific reason to watch this game, as former Georgia running backs Sony Michel and Nick Chubb will face off against each other for the first time in their professional careers.

Chubb and Michel are two of the best to ever play for Georgia, as Chubb is the school’s second all-time leading rusher and Michel is third. Michel was taken by the New England Patriots with the 31st pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Chubb went four picks later to the Cleveland Browns.

Statistically, Chubb is having the better season, as he’s fourth in the NFL with 607 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns. Michel also has 6 touchdowns but only 390 rushing yards. But the New England Patriots are yet to lose a game in Michel’s NFL career when he scores a touchdown.

If you can’t really root for either of these teams, root for Michel and Chubb to have monster days and then swap jerseys afterward.

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