South Carolina and Georgia will square off in a big SEC East battle at 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS on Saturday, Nov. 4.
The Gamecocks (5-2, 3-2 in the SEC) host Vanderbilt this week in what they hope is a tune-up for the third-ranked Bulldogs. South Carolina has won back-to-back league games against Arkansas and Tennessee after dropping a hard-fought one at Texas A&M.
Georgia is 7-0 and 4-0 in the conference. The Bulldogs play rival Florida on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla.
South Carolina-Georgia, Week 10 date, game time
When: Saturday, Nov. 4
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Where: Sanford Stadium, Athens, Ga.
South Carolina-Georgia series history
The Bulldogs have won the last two meetings against the Gamecocks. But over the past 10, the teams have split, 5-5.
Here’s a look at the 2016 game, a 28-14 Georgia win in Columbia, S.C.
South Carolina running back Rico Dowdle scored from the 1-yard line with 1:40 remaining in the game. On the ensuring onside kick attempt, Georgia’s Terry Godwin went 43 yards for the touchdown to give the Bulldogs a 14-point advantage and to seal the victory.
The Bulldogs did not get to face South Carolina QB Jake Bentley. Perry Orth played the entire game last season, completing 26-of-36 passes for 288 yards and an interception. The Gamecocks managed just 30 rushing yards on 26 attempts — minus-39 yards were credited to Orth, mostly on sacks.
For Georgia, Sony Michel ran for 133 yards and Nick Chubb gained 121 and scored twice. Nick Eason struggled in that game, going 5 for 17 for just 29 yards with a TD and interception.
The 2015 game was a lopsided contest with Georgia winning 52-20 in Athens.
Chubb ran for 159 yards and 2 TDs and QB Greyson Lambert was near perfect, completing 24-of-25 passes for 330 yards and 3 touchdowns.
For the Gamecocks, Orth struggled with a 6-for-17 performance (66 yards, interception).
Georgia broke open the game with 21 points apiece in the second and third quarters.
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