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2017 Schedule
9-1, 1st in SEC - East
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6hGerry Hamilton and Tom VanHaaren

Hot board: Who's got recruiting momentum and who needs it?

The Dawgs have already made reservations for the SEC championship game in only Kirby Smart's second season. Georgia's 2018 recruiting class is ranked fifth, its 2019 class first.

Biggest Week 12 storylines (1:35)
SEC pick 'em: Week 12 (2:28)
Rapid Fire: Week 12 (3:02)
Kentucky has the attention of Smart, Georgia (3:52)
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16hTodd McShay

McShay's updated Top 32: Roquan Smith on the rise

Even with all of the speed on Georgia's defense, Smith stands out. He has only one sack and 4.5 tackles for loss on the season, but his potential far outweighs those numbers.

Weekend preview: Shockley's picks (1:53)
Week 12 confidence meter (4:29)
What to watch for: Week 12 (2:48)
ESPN Stats & Info

FPI: Bulldogs heavy favorites vs. Wildcats

Georgia has won seven straight and 18 of the last 20 meetings against Kentucky. The Wildcats' last victory came in 2009 in Athens, the only time they've won there in the past 40 years. ESPN's FPI is leaning in the Bulldogs' direction for Saturday's matchup.

Stats & Info

Chubb running toward history

Nick Chubb needs 106 rushing yards to join Herschel Walker as the only Georgia players to have three seasons with 1,000 yards on the ground. Last week, Chubb passed Bo Jackson on the all-time SEC rushing list despite being held to a season-low 27 yards in the loss to Auburn. He's historically fared well against his next opponent, Kentucky.

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2dSam Khan Jr. and Alex Scarborough

SEC Week 12 picks: Missouri going bowling?

With some SEC outfits taking a nonconference breather, we turn our attention to Mizzou, aiming to win a fifth straight and book a postseason trip.

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Herbstreit: Kentucky Will Test UGA's Will

Kirk Herbstreit and Ian Fitzsimmons discuss how Georgia's mental toughness will be tested by Kentucky as they try to bounce back from last week's drubbing.

Wildcats focusing on playing with edge (4:22)
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3dEdward Aschoff

Signature moment so far: Georgia

The Bulldogs' 24-10 win over South Carolina might not have been the prettiest win of the year, but it certainly was the most important.

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Finalists named for top defensive player award

Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick, Georgia LB Roquan Smith, Houston DT Ed Oliver, Iowa LB Josey Jewell and North Carolina State DE Bradley Chubb are the finalists for the Bronco Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation's top defensive player.

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3dGerry Hamilton and Craig Haubert

Early look at the top 2019 recruiting classes

It's a long way from signing day for the Class of 2019. But a few schools, headlined by the Georgia Bulldogs, are already off to a strong start with the top junior prospects.

CFP rankings reactions: Is the SEC guaranteed a spot? (2:54)
Who said it: Round 3 (6:05)
Georgia falls to No. 7 (2:40)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Whether it's No. 1 Alabama, No. 6 Auburn or No. 7 Georgia, the equation for the SEC's playoff contenders is simple: win out and you're in. Georgia's 23-point loss at Auburn last weekend makes two SEC teams reaching the playoff all but impossible.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama is back in a familiar spot: No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings. With No. 6 Auburn in two weeks and, potentially, No. 7 Georgia in the SEC Championship Game a week later, winning out would all but assure the Crimson Tide the one-seed.

Team Stats

Passing Yards168.1111th
Rushing Yards256.010th
Points For34.630th
Points Against14.55th