Georgian Bulldogs No. 3 will fight Alabama Crimson Tide No. 2 on Saturday, October 17. The game will air on CBS at 8pm. Below you can find more information about the game from week 7.
The long-awaited match will be without Alabama head coach Nick Saban, as he passed a positive test for COVID-19 on Wednesday. There have been no reports of positives for the Alabama team since then, and Saban’s PCR test on Thursday returned negative. So he still hopes to try to train from the side.
Connected: Kirby Smart is not distracted by Nick Saban̵
This will be Kirby Smart’s first trip to Alabama, as he was Alabama’s defensive coordinator, a role he played from 2008 to the 2015 season. The Bulldogs have lost five consecutive games against Crimson Tide.
This will be the first time Georgia has played at Bryant-Denny Stadium since the 2007 season, which was Saban’s first season at work.
Georgia-Alabama: Time to play
Georgia and Alabama football time is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Georgia-Alabama: TV Channel
The Georgia-Alabama game will be broadcast on CBS. Brad Nesler, Gary Danielson and Jamie Erdal will broadcast the game.
Georgia-Alabama: How to watch online
You can watch the football match between Georgia and Alabama using CBS All-Access. You must have a subscription to watch.
Some sports books took the game off the board due to Saban’s absence. Vegasinsider.com announced that Georgia has 4 points for the outsider against Crimson Tide. Over / under in the game is 56.5. Georgia is 10-3 against the spread in the last 13 games against the top 10 opponents.
Georgia fans can listen to the Georgia Football and Tennessee match on the 95.5FM WSB or AM750 WSB.
Will Nick Saban train in the Georgia-Alabama match?
Saban will need a negative PCR test on Friday and Saturday in addition to the one recorded on Thursday. If everyone returns as negative and he remains asymptomatic as he already is, Saban will be allowed to train in the game.
Alabama provided up-to-date information on Saban’s health on Friday.
“Coach Saban was re-evaluated today by Dr. Robinson. He continues to be asymptomatic and without a fever, “the statement said. “We continue to follow the Protocol of the target group for return to activity and medical guidelines for testing asymptomatic positive results.
“He will continue to remain in isolation and receive daily PCR tests. If he performs three negative PCR tests through the laboratory appointed by the SEC, every 24 hours at intervals, the initial test will be considered false positive according to SEC protocols and we will be allowed to return. “
What Georgia football coach Kirby Smart said about Alabama
About how Georgia finds an advantage and what the defense needs to do to succeed against Alabama, the country’s leading crime …
– I dont know. Glad to go see. I have always loved the challenge and we have good protection. We have a good violation. The game will come down to a lot more of these two units, I can assure you. It will come down to how they play our attack and their defense and the special teams, but I’m excited to see it. I know our boys are excited about the challenge. I’m sure it’s insulting, it’s the same for them. They’ve heard about our defense and our defense has heard about their violation, so it’s a great opportunity for both units to go out and compete and play, but I’m excited to see it. It will be reduced to the line of quarrels, as always. They are successful in managing it and will have a great action game. If they don’t, try to make them one-dimensional, and that’s hard to do against Alabama. “
About the fruitful violations in college football and how Alabama has succeeded so well in violation …
“What made them succeed well was the players. They have really good players. Sark [Steve Sarkisian] does a great job of implementing the system that children can implement. It’s based on really tough guys to cover outside. They have one of, perhaps the best defenders in the country, if not one of the best defenders in the country. Najee [Harris] Control the ball really hard and they are huge in front. So, it’s a shame, they’re not built like some of those teams that go at a pace all the time and are in a hurry all the time. They can pick up their pace and do well, but they’re really big, they can shoot down the field with the explosive extensions they have. They make you defend the whole field.
“I think college football in general is more offensive, because the rules allow it to be that way in terms of resolution – you can have employees a little lower down in college, so the RPO game will be great. You can pace at college at a much higher pace. Tempo has not been successful in the NFL because you get your quarterback and, to be honest with you, many of those NFL teams whose crews were not created to cross the pace. They weren’t designed to go to 70, I mean, 100 plays the game and they go really fast. Many of the teams that have the greatest statistical success are tempo teams in college football. I think this has a lot to do with the success and the numbers you see. Alabama benefits from a great system with a really good scheme and really good players. “
About how important Jordan Davis will be this week given the size of the Alabama offensive line …
“It’s very important. This is huge because of the movement in the middle. If I had about three Jordan Davis, I would feel much better because we need to be able to match them. [Alabama players] Evan Neal and [Alex] Leatherwood and all the big boys they have. But we have some guys going in there and fighting, and we have some depth, so we’re going to try to use those guys as much as we can. “
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