Reports: Auburn and Georgia football to play earlier in season

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AUBURN, Ala (WIAT) — Gus Malzahn may finally be getting what he wants when it comes to his Tigers’ SEC schedule. Several media outlets reported Wednesday that “The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry” between will be moved up to October instead of its typical mid-Novermber slot.

Georgia’s president Jere Morehead confirmed Georgia’s series with Auburn will flip with the Tennessee series, beginning in 2020.

That means Auburn and Georgia will be playing either the last weekend of September or first weekend in October, depending on the year. More to come as this story develops.

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