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Georgia Football Is Making A Major SEC Schedule Change

A general view of the Georgia Bulldogs football stadium.

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Fans of the Georgia Bulldogs watch play against the Mississippi Rebels at Sanford Stadium on September 29, 2007 in Athens, Georgia. Georgia won 45 - 17. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Georgia's football program is set to have a major scheduling change in the coming years, with a rivalry game being moved.

The Bulldogs' president, Jere Morehead, confirmed today that the plan is for Georgia's football games with Auburn are flipping with Tennessee on the schedule.

"UGA president Jere Morehead said the plan is for Georgia's football games with Auburn to flip with Tennessee on the schedule starting in 2020."

This was first reported by 247Sports on Tuesday. "Confirms what we broke yesterday. Get ready for Auburn vs. Georgia in October instead of mid-November."

Dawg Nation had more details on the decision:

Auburn has been vocal about moving the Georgia game due to the fact that it has traditionally played Alabama two weeks after Georgia. In even-numbered years, the Tigers have had to play at both Georgia and Alabama, while the Tigers get both teams at home in odd-numbered years.

Kirby Smart had previously voiced that he wanted Auburn to return the favor and give Georgia a second-consecutive home game against the Tigers.

Georgia is set to play at both Auburn and Tennessee in 2019.