2019 Georgia-Notre Dame game set for night game of CBS doubleheader
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2019 Georgia-Notre Dame game set for night game of CBS doubleheader

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The 2019 Georgia-Notre Dame football game has been selected as the night game of a CBS doubleheader.

The game is scheduled for Saturday, September 21 and it will be televised by CBS at 8:00pm ET. Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson and reporter Jamie Erdahl will call the game from Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia.

The first game of the CBS doubleheader that day remains to be announced. Below are the options for the game that will air at 3:30pm ET:

  • Auburn at Texas A&M
  • California at Ole Miss
  • Kentucky at Mississippi State
  • LSU at Vanderbilt
  • San Jose State at Arkansas
  • South Carolina at Missouri
  • Southern Miss at Alabama
  • Tennessee at Florida

Both Georgia and Notre Dame will likely head into their 2019 matchup undefeated. The Bulldogs play at Vanderbilt and then host Murray State and Arkansas State, while Notre Dame plays at Louisville and hosts New Mexico after an off week.

The Georgia-Notre Dame game is the second of a home-and-home series that began in South Bend in 2017. The Bulldogs defeated the Fighting Irish in that contest 20-19 and went on the win the College Football Semifinal at the Rose Bowl over Oklahoma and play in the College Football National Championship.

Georgia opens the 2019 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Vanderbilt Commodores (7:30pm ET, SEC Network). The Bulldogs have not opened a season playing an SEC opponent since hosting South Carolina between the hedges in 1995.

The Vanderbilt contest is followed by three consecutive home games in Athens — Murray State (Saturday, Sept. 7; 4:00pm ET, ESPN2), Arkansas State (Saturday, Sept. 14; Noon ET, ESPN or ESPN2, and Notre Dame.

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