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Georgia’s College Football Teams Start The Season

The University of Georgia will play North Carolina at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3
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WABE’s Amy Kiley looks at when some Georgia schools will start their football seasons.

College football season is now underway, and Georgia’s teams are getting ready to take the field.

Georgia State University will host the Ball State Cardinals on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Georgia Dome. GSU continues to build its program as it kicks off its seventh season.

The next day at the Georgia Dome, the University of Georgia will play North Carolina at 5:30 p.m. In preseason rankings, the Bulldogs are 18th and the Tar Heels are 22nd.

Also Saturday, Georgia Tech will open the season against Boston College in Dublin, Ireland. The Aer Lingus College Football Classic will be the Yellow Jackets’ first-ever international game.