ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia’s Saturday game against Middle Tennessee State has been moved to an earlier time.
The game at Sanford Stadium was originally slated for 7:15 p.m. is now scheduled for a noon kickoff.
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Below is the statement from the UGA Athletic Association:
"After extensive evaluation involving the uncertainty of weather conditions on the east coast, and consideration of all constituencies involved including fans, support staff, and law enforcement, the Saturday Georgia-Middle Tennessee State game has been moved from 7:15 p.m. to a 12-noon kickoff in Sanford Stadium.
The game will be televised on ESPN News and will stream live on the ESPN app.
The University of Georgia encourages fans to support disaster relief efforts through the Red Cross by texting “REDCROSS’ to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone, call 1-800-RED CROSS, or going online to https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-florence-donations.html/"
Note, the game will be televised on ESPN News and streamed live on the ESPN app.
In addition to the change to Saturdays' football game, UGA did cancel their soccer game against Murray State scheduled for Sunday in Athens. UGA will play Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Arkansas Razorbacks at the Turner Soccer Complex.
Admission to the game is free.
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