Dawgs, Sooners announce home and home series

Teams will play in Norman in 2023, Athens in 2031

Dawgs, Sooners announce home and home series
Georgia and Oklahoma will meet in a rematch of their epic 2018 Rose Bowl in a pair of games. (Source: WTOC)

ATHENS, GA (WTOC) - The first and only time Georgia and Oklahoma met on the football field, it resulted in one of the best games in college football history at the 2018 Rose Bowl.

That day, the Bulldogs edged the Sooners 54-48 in double overtime to advance to the national championship.

Now the two programs have agreed to a future home and home series.

Georgia will travel to Norman, OK on Sept. 9, 2023, and the Sooners will visit Athens on Sept. 13, 2031.

“[Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley]’s doing a great job and we look forward to building on what was a great matchup in the Rose Bowl,” Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said in a statement released by the school. “Oklahoma and Georgia are two of the biggest name brands in college football and these will be great games in Norman and Athens.”

“Oklahoma has a great football tradition and success over a very long period of time,” said UGA Athletic Director Greg McGarity. “It will be a great intersectional game that I¹m sure will excite the fan bases of both institutions. In addition, playing the Sooners certainly adds to our continuing efforts at scheduling quality opponents outside the SEC.”

The Sooners are the fifth Power 5 non-conference opponent Georgia has a future series scheduled against. UGA is set to play Clemson, Texas, UCLA, and Florida State in future regular seasons.

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