The matchup was made possible when the NCAA approved legislation in April that allows Division I-A football teams to play 12 games every regular season. It will be the first football meeting between Georgia and Colorado.
The Buffaloes, whose home campus is in Boulder, played in the Big 12 Championship Game last year, losing 42-3 to Oklahoma. They finished the season 8-5 after a win over UTEP in the EVI.net Houston Bowl.
"I think trip-wise it will be a good trip for our fans who want to go out there," said Johnson, who is in charge of internal operations for the Bulldogs and is the point man for football scheduling.