This game could be a pick 'em, but Auburn does get the slight nod for two reasons over Georgia when it comes to the line. We are in Week 14 and will have the entire postseason laid out in front of us by 1:00 p.m. Auburn's defensive front. In the last meeting, the Tigers shut down Georgia's running game, which leads the SEC with an average of 265.67 yards per game. At stake Saturday will be the Southeastern Conference championship and a probable spot in the College Football Playoff. Georgia gets revenge Saturday.
The victor of this game will surely be in the college football playoff.
"It's a great opportunity, to go out and play a really good football team with an opportunity to prove that we've got a good football team".
The stage is set in Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the city of Atlanta is ready for an epic rematch. Jordan-Hare Stadium has become a jungle and madhouse for the opposing team in recent years and that has not been more evident than in 2017. Gus Malzahn makes no secret that he is a believer in momentum and emotion determining how his team plays. As his nickname "Sensei Mud" suggests, Holland celebrated with a bow and a raucous crowd at Jordan-Hare Stadium joined in collaboration. Johnson is everything to this offense, and if has to be limited for the majority of the game, Georgia has a shot to pull the upset. 1 Georgia on November 11 by a combined score of 80-20. In 2011, Georgia led LSU, 10-7, before falling 42-10. Fortunately for the Bulldogs, Georgia fans have known their team would be here for weeks and have been scooping up tickets. Chubb managed 27 yards on 11 carries, while Michel was held to 21 yards on nine carries. Following the injury, Johnson had been listed as a game-time decision with all eyes on his injury status for the SEC Championship.
The two teams are in different positions heading into the SEC Championship than they were just a few short weeks ago. There's as much likelihood that his big toe is injured as it is his collarbone, but Johnson couldn't lift his arm and collarbone pain is said to be brutal. Whether or not he is truly suffering from some sort of injury that will sideline Johnson or require surgery remains to be seen. Defensively, Auburn football yields 16.4 points and 308.8 total yards (183.0 in passing and 125.8 in rushing) per game. Four. That's just one first down for every running back that has seen significant action this season for the Bulldogs.
"I've said over and over I think they're one of the hottest teams in college football", Smart said.
Georgia's ground game has once again been productive in wins over Kentucky and Georgia Tech since the loss. Auburn will win and they will win big. The Dawgs are in serious trouble, though.