We’re now at exactly a dozen FBS games impacted by Hurricane Florence.
Thursday morning, Georgia announced that its Week 3 game against Middle Tennessee State will now kick off at noon ET Saturday. The game had previously been scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m. ET.
The university stated in its release that the decision to push up kickoff came “[a]fter extensive evaluation involving the uncertainty of weather conditions on the East Coast, and consideration of all constituencies involved including fans, support staff, and law enforcement.”
Per the release, the game will be televised on ESPN News and streamed live via the ESPN app.
The MTSU-UGA matchup becomes the 12th game that’s been impacted in some form or fashion by Florence. The other 11 are as follows:
- West Virginia-North Carolina State — canceled.
- UCF-North Carolina — canceled.
- East Carolina-Virginia Tech — canceled.
- Marshall-South Carolina — canceled.
- Southern Miss-Appalachian State — canceled.
- Ohio-Virginia — moved from Charlottesville to Nashville.
- Georgia Southern-Clemson — moved from 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday to noon the same day.
- Boston College-Wake Forest — moved up from 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday to 5:30 the same day.
- Old Dominion-Charlotte — moved up from Saturday to Thursday.
- Campbell-Coastal Carolina — moved up from Saturday to Wednesday.
- Norfolk State-Liberty — moved from Saturday to Dec. 1.