ATHENS - Georgia’s run of games that start before the sun goes down will continue.
The Bulldogs’ Oct. 18 game at Arkansas
is set for 4 p.m. ET in Little Rock. The game will be shown on the SEC Network.
Georgia’s last three games at home all were afternoon starts and this week’s game at Missouri is a noon ET kickoff.
And the game after Arkansas - Nov. 1 against Florida in Jacksonville—is set for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.
This and that
Tailback Sony Michel could return from his shoulder injury as early as the Nov. 1 game against Florida, according to the timeline Richt laid out on his radio call-in show. “When you break a bone of any kind, it takes four to six weeks.” The freshman sustained the injury on Sept. 27 against Tennessee.
Tight end Jay Rome practiced Monday, Richt said. “He was OK. He was hobbling around a little bit.” He said that Rome and safety J.J. Green (leg bruise) have “a really good chance” to play Saturday.
Tailback Nick Chubb was named Monday as SEC co-freshman of the Week along with Florida defensive back Jalen Tabor. Chubb rushed for 78 yards and a touchdown on eight carries against Vanderbilt.
Missouri is encouraging fans to wear gold for its annual “Gold Rush” game. The remaining tickets were sold out by Monday and a sell-out crowd of 71,168 is expected.
Missouri’s staff thinks wide receivers Jimmie Hunt (knee) and Darrius White (groin) will play “right now,” coach Gary Pinkel said on his radio show Monday night, according to the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune. That will evaluated during the week
Saturday’s Georgia captains: Gurley, center David Andrews, cornerback Damian Swann and defensive lineman Ray Drew (special teams).