Would you like to receive DawgNation news alerts? Excellent! News alerts will be displayed in your browser.

WATCH: Jersey poll result, explosive Georgia football preseason storylines erupt

ATHENS — The last weekend before the start of the college football season, a time when all opinions and predictions hold weight, and everyone’s favorite team is undefeated.

Indeed, part of the magic of stock car racing’s season-opening race, the Daytona 500, was that every driver, team and sponsor rolled into the garage with championship aspirations.

Georgia brings out alternate black and white and red jerseys

And just as those cars would often have new and attractive pain schemes, the Georgia Bulldogs have managed to do the same for their opening game next Saturday at Arkansas.

 

An unscientific poll revealed that fans preferred to red-and-white throwback jerseys the Bulldogs will wear against the Razorbacks to the black alternates that will be worn for home games later this season.

WATCH: Cover 4 DawgNation discussion on uniforms

UGA has several great storylines brewing, including the possibility of redshirt freshman D’Wan Mathis starting the game less than 16 months after undergoing life-threatening brain surgery!

The Bulldogs also have what might be the best defense in the country on tap, in addition to one of the most talented receivers in school history.

 

Georgia receiver George Pickens went in front of the media this week, and it was telling how much he talked about the team.

The team, the team, the team. Six times Pickens mentioned the team.

RELATED: Pickens all about the team, and here’s why

Finally, will the Cade Mays saga ever end?

The NCAA has cleared Mays, but not the SEC, and so far Greg Sankey shows no signs of backing down.

It led to plenty to talk about on the Friday Night Mike Show!

Georgia football preseason

Why Georgia should start D’Wan Mathis

Kirby on quarterbacks: Still rotating, game-time decision

Aaron Murray thoughts on Scrimmage 3, likes Carson Beck

Georgia redefines ‘tailgating,’ clarifies rules for 2020

Receiver Jermaine Burton stands out in Scrimmage 3

Ben Cleveland: QB competitions creates good ‘vibe’ on team

CBS has one Georgia player projected as first-round pick in 2021

Scott Cochran, Georgia’s ‘rock star’ hire, ready for launch

We have a new way to comment on our DawgNation stories. To do so, you must be a registered user on the DawgNation forum. If you haven’t registered, please go to the Forum homepage on DawgNation and look for “register” on the right side.