South Carolina-Georgia back in SEC leadoff spot - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

South Carolina-Georgia back in SEC leadoff spot

By PAUL NEWBERRY
AP Sports Writer

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The South Carolina-Georgia game is back in its familiar spot - leading off the Southeastern Conference schedule - and the stakes are as high as ever Saturday.

The sixth-ranked Gamecocks have a chance to establish themselves as a legitimate national championship contender, while the 11th-ranked Bulldogs cannot afford another loss if they want to have a realistic shot at climbing to No. 1.

This used to be an automatic win for Georgia.

Not anymore.

For the first time in series history, South Carolina (1-0) has won three straight over the Bulldogs (0-1). Last year was especially grim for Georgia - a 35-7 loss in Columbia, when the game was played in Week 6 instead of its usual spot at the start of the SEC schedule.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices