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ESPN College GameDay Coming Back to Athens to Watch the Georgia Bulldogs

October 10, 2021

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ATHENS - ESPN’s College Gameday will be back in Athens for the 2nd time this season as the No.1-ranked Georgia Bulldogs host the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats. GameDay was also in Charlotte in week one when the Bulldogs faced off against the Clemson Tigers.

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot and SEC Nation Presented by Johnsonville Travel to Athens for Week 7 Showdown Featuring Undefeated SEC Teams –Kentucky vs. Georgia

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot and SEC Nation Presented by Johnsonville meet in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, Oct. 16, for Week 7 to preview the showdown of undefeated SEC teams –Kentucky Wildcats (6-0) vs. Georgia Bulldogs (6-0). College GameDay will be located in Myers Quad from 9 a.m. – noon ET on ESPN, while SEC Nation will originate from the Special Collections Library from 10 a.m. – noon on SEC Network.

This is just the third time that GameDay and SEC Nation are visiting the same location in the regular season, following LSU vs. Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 2019 and Florida vs. Georgia in Jacksonville in 2018.

Rece Davis hosts College GameDay, the 12-time Emmy Award-winning show, with analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and former Georgia All-American David Pollack, research producer and sports betting analyst Chris ‘The Bear’ Fallica, and reporters Jen Lada and Gene Wojciechowski.

This is the second visit to Athens in the past three weeks for GameDay. On Oct. 2, the show originated from Meyers Quad before the Bulldogs’ top-10 matchup against Arkansas. This is GameDay’s seventh visit all-time to Athens.

Laura Rutledge hosts SEC Nation, her fifth season in the host’s chair and her sixth on the show overall, joined by Paul Finebaum, Roman Harper, Jordan Rodgers and Tim Tebow for a weekly breakdown of the SEC football action to come.


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