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How to Watch UGA Football's First Game of the Season - IT IS NOT ON TV

August 22, 2023
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ATHENS - Dawg Post fills you in on how to watch as Kirby Smart’s No. 1 UGA football kicks off the 2023 college football against the Tennessee Martin Skyhawks

Preview:

Kirby Smart's No. 1 Bulldogs enter the season as the odds-on favorites to win it all for the third time in three seasons. Kirby announced earlier this month that Carson Beck would be the program's starting quarterback for the 2023 season. He is scheduled to make his first start against Tennessee-Martin. The Dawgs are considered heavy, heavy favorites to win the game. 

Due to the cancellation of a previously scheduled matchup at Oklahoma, Georgia plays host to four consecutive games at home to start the 2023 campaign, including South Carolina in game three to start its Southeastern Conference slate. The last time the Bulldogs played four straight contests in Sanford Stadium was in 2004, topping Marshall, LSU and Vanderbilt before falling to Tennessee in those showdowns. The last schedule that featured four home games to start Georgia’s season was in 1999. That year, the Bulldogs went 4-0 with victories over Utah State, South Carolina, UCF and LSU.

Two of Georgia’s first non-conference opponents, Ball State and UT Martin, the Bulldogs have never faced. Georgia has played UAB twice, winning both, including a 56-7 win in 2021.

Time:

6:00 EST 

Date: 

Saturday, September 2, 2022

Location:

Sanford Stadium - Athens, GA



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Weather: 

According to The Googles: The game is expected to be in the low 80s and upper 70s. At kickoff it is expected to be near 78 degrees. It is expected to cloudy with isolated thunderstorms. 

Line:

The Line has not been been released yet. 

TV:

THE GAME IS NOT AVAILABLE ON TV OR CABLE

How to Stream the Game:

SEC Network+ or ESPN+

What is the difference between SEC Network+ and ESPN+.

If you have the SEC Network with your cable subscription you can log in, and stream this game. If you don't have the SECN, you can purchase ESPN+ to watch the game. However, you must stream the game. It will not be available on cable tv until it is replayed later in the week on SEC Network. 

You can watch the game on a computer, tablet, cell phone or smart tv. You will have to log into those devices with credentials, so be certain to have those well before the day of the game. Contact your cable provider if you don't have that information.

You do not have to pay for ESPN+ to watch SEC Network+

SEC Network+ is complementary to SEC Network offering exclusive digital events. It is accessible with your TV provider credentials and is available via the ESPN APP on smartphones, tablets, connected streaming devices, or espn.com/watch.

ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the U.S. thousands of live sports events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks, and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 14.9 million subscribers. ESPN+ requires a standalone subscription separate from your TV provider credentials. It is available to stream through the ESPN App on your favorite connected streaming devices and ESPN.com.

Fans sign up to ESPN+ for just $6.99 a month (or $69.99 per year) at ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com, or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices). It is also available as part of The Disney Bundle that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $13.99/month (Hulu w/ads) or $19.99/month (Hulu w/o ads).

Radio: 

Athens: 106.1 FM

Athens: 960 AM

Atlanta: 750 AM

Atlanta: 95.5 FM

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