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ESPN Names College Football's No. 1 Non-Conference Game In 2019

A general view of Georgia's football stadium during a game.

ATHENS, GA - AUGUST 30: A general view of Sanford Stadium during the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Clemson Tigers on August 30, 2014 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The 2019 college football regular season is quickly approaching, with the season now just 100 days away from starting.

The season, of course, will start with some great non-conference games.

ESPN has ranked the best ones.

The season's No. 1 non-conference game?

Notre Dame at Georgia. From

1. Notre Dame at Georgia, Sept. 21

Two CFP contenders in a rematch of a 2017 classic, won by Georgia. Plus, several Bulldogs players weren't shy about talking trash when the Irish were getting routed by Clemson in the playoff.

Both Notre Dame and Georgia are projected to contend for a national championship in 2019.

The Fighting Irish and the Bulldogs are both likely to be ranked in the top 10 in the preseason polls when the season arrives, too.

You can view ESPN's full list here.