Oregon Ducks vs. Georgia Bulldogs
Last year, the Oregon Ducks won one of the biggest non-conference games in years — knocking off Ohio State at the Horseshoe. Can they pull of an upset for a second year in a row? The Ducks will look different this year. Mario Cristobal is now the HC at Miami, and Dan Lanning — a member of Georgia’s staff last season — is now in charge. Auburn transfer Bo Nix is likely to enter the season as QB1, but the jury is out on his ability to lead a team to the CFP.
No matter who takes snaps at QB for the Ducks, it may be tough for the team to score on Georgia. Despite losing a ton of talent to the NFL, the defending champion Bulldogs figure to have one of the nation’s top defenses. Offensively, Kirby Smart’s team will once again be led by Stetson Bennett. While both teams will likely be better later in the season, this should be a great contest between two top teams.
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