SEC foes meet when the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs (4-0) and the Auburn Tigers (3-1) play on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Bulldogs’ matchup versus the Tigers will be available on CBS.
When is Georgia vs. Auburn and when does it start?
This game between the Bulldogs and Tigers will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2023. Expect to see the kickoff at 3:30 PM ET.
Where to watch Georgia vs. Auburn
The Bulldogs and Tigers will take to the gridiron at Jordan-Hare Stadium for this matchup on September 30, and if you want to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on CBS.
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Georgia vs. Auburn Game Preview
Georgia Stats & Insights
In their last game, the Bulldogs defeated the UAB Blazers 49-21.
Georgia has been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking 12th-best in total offense (496.3 yards per game) and 17th-best in total defense (282.8 yards allowed per game).
The Bulldogs sport the 38th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (195.3 allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking 10th-best with 337.5 passing yards per game.
Georgia has the 61st-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (158.8 per game), and has been better defensively, ranking 20th-best with only 87.5 rushing yards allowed per game.
The Bulldogs have been a handful for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (13th-best with 41.5 points per game) and scoring defense (ninth-best with 11.3 points allowed per game) this year.
Auburn Stats & Insights
The Bulldogs head into the matchup after winning 49-21 over the UAB Blazers in their last game on September 23.
Auburn ranks 86th in the FBS with 371.0 total yards per game, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks 24th-best by allowing just 298.5 total yards per contest.
While the Tigers’ pass offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 21st-worst with 173.3 passing yards per game, their defense ranks 17th-best with just 164.5 passing yards ceded per contest.
From an offensive angle, Auburn is accumulating 197.8 rushing yards per contest (29th-ranked). It ranks 71st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (134.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
The Tigers have been dominant on the defensive side of the ball, surrendering only 16.0 points per contest (23rd-best). On offense, they rank 52nd by racking up 32.0 points per game.
Georgia Key Players to Watch
Carson Beck has 1,184 passing yards (296.0 ypg) to lead Georgia, completing 72.7% of his passes and collecting six touchdown passes and one interception this season.
The team’s top rusher, Daijun Edwards, has carried the ball 32 times for 184 yards (92.0 per game), with three touchdowns this year.
This season Kendall Milton has rushed for 96 yards (32.0 per game) on 23 carries with one touchdown.
Brock Bowers’ team-high 255 receiving yards (63.8 yards per game) have come on 22 receptions with two touchdowns.
Marcus Rosemy has reeled in 11 passes for 182 yards (60.7 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
Dominic Lovett’s 17 receptions are good enough for 169 yards (42.3 ypg).
Auburn Key Players to Watch
Payton Thorne leads Auburn with 561 passing yards (140.3 ypg) on 49-of-75 passing with four touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. He also adds 106 rushing yards (26.5 ypg) on 33 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
Jarquez Hunter’s team-high 143 rushing yards (47.7 per game) have come on 31 carries, with one touchdown this year.
This season Damari Alston has racked up 26 carries for 131 yards (32.8 per game) and one touchdown.
Jay Fair’s team-high 184 receiving yards (46.0 yards per game) have come on 15 receptions with two touchdowns.
Shane Hooks has put up a 106-yard season so far (35.3 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown, reeling in eight passes.
Rivaldo Fairweather’s 11 catches have netted him 101 yards (33.7 ypg) and one touchdown.