Welcome to Bulldawg Illustrated’s Game Day Thread for the No. 2 Georgia @ Missouri game. This is week four for the 2018 football season as the Bulldogs take on the Tigers. We have your game day info, where to watch or listen to the game, college football scores, and a live chat! Tune in here for great insight on Georgia and Missouri.
Game Day Information & Timeline
Match-up: #2 Georgia (3-0) vs. Missouri (3-0)
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Location: Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO
Weather: Partly Cloudy with high of 74, low of 58 and a 20-percent chance of rain.
Kick Off: 12:00 PM ET/ 11:00 AM Local
T.V./ Radio Info
CHANNEL: ESPN @ 12 PM ET/ 11 AM CT
LIVE STREAM: GEORGIA DOGS
Play-by-Play: Steve Levy
Color Analyst: Brian Griese
Sideline: Todd McShay
BULLDOG NETWORK STATIONS:
WSB AM 750 & WSB FM 95.5 (Atlanta, GA)
WGAU AM 1340 & WNGC FM 106.1 (Athens, GA)
Audio Stream: GEORGIA DOGS| TuneIn
Satellite: Sirius 98, XM 190
Local Radio in Missouri: 87.9 FM
*Can only be heard in the stadium, if not in the stadium, I recommend TuneIn or GeorgiaDogs*
BULLDOG NETWORK RADIO ANNOUNCERS:
Play-by-play: Scott Howard
Color Analyst: Eric Zeier
Sideline: Chuck Dowdle
GEORGIA vs. MISSOURI MATCHUP
Georgia takes on Missouri for just the eighth matchup of the series. The Bulldogs lead 6-1 with the only loss coming in 2013 when Georgia fell to the Tigers 41-26 in Athens. Georgia and Missouri have something unique in common. Kirby Smart and Barry Odem are two of 10 FBS coaches who coach at their alma mater. Both teams rank among the top scoring offenses in the SEC. Georgia ranks as the No. 1 scoring defense allowing just eight points a game. Missouri ranks as the No. 2 in the league in total offense with 589 total yards a game. The Tigers lead the SEC in pass offense as well with 389 yards a game.
Missouri’s got one of the best quarterbacks in the SEC with senior Drew Lock. He leads the SEC in total offense and passing and ranks sixth in the SEC history with 82 touchdowns. One of his favorite targets, Emmanuel Hall, leads the SEC averaging 143.3 yards a game. For the Bulldogs, Jake Fromm leads the nation in completion percentage completing 80 percent of his passes. The Bulldogs ranks No.1 nationally in completion percentage at 81 percent as freshman Justin Fields is 14-of-18 on the season.
Both teams have tons of offensive weapons each quarterback can throw or hand off to. The Bulldogs average 45 points a game while the Tigers average 43.7 points. Georgia’s on pace to average the most points per game in the schools’ history. The record right now is 37.8 points in 14 games in 2012.