Michigan vs Georgia Live Score, Updates, Highlights from 2021 College Football Playoff Semifinals
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This is the season Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have been waiting for.
They ultimately knocked out rival Ohio State for the first time since becoming the new head coach and won the Big Ten. Now Michigan’s No.2 finds himself in the college football playoffs to face his biggest challenge of the season, Georgia’s No.3 in the Orange Bowl.
The Bulldogs enter the game second in total yards allowed per game at just 253.2 and have allowed the fewest points per game among FBS teams at just 9.5, but they will face a Michigan which averages the 17th most yards. per game domestically at 451.9 and averaged the 12th most points per game at 37.7.
Georgia had been considered the No.1 team all season until they were beaten 41-24 against No.1 Alabama in the SEC Championship game. Michigan comes off a resounding 42-3 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten Championship.
The CFP semi-final game will feature many of the nation’s top defensive linemen, with Michigan bragging about Heisman Trophy finalist Aidan Hutchinson, while Georgia has one of the nation’s best defensive tackles at Jordan Davis.
Sporting News follows live score updates and highlights for Michigan vs Georgia in their college football playoff semi-final on Friday. Follow below for the full 2021 Orange Bowl results.
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Michigan vs Georgia Score
Michigan vs. Georgia live score, updates
Updates will start closer to kick off.
Start time Michigan vs Georgia
Kick-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, December 31. This is the second of two playoff games, following the Cotton Bowl game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Michigan at 3:30 p.m. ET.
What channel is Michigan vs Georgia airing on?
The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. Chris Fowler (play-by-play) and Kirk Herbstreit (analyst) will call the game from the booth, while Holly Rowe and Marty Smith will report from the sidelines.
ESPN is also rolling out its college football playoff Megacast, once again offering alternative broadcasts on its family of networks. Here is the full recap.
|TV show||TV channel|
|Every 22||ESPN News|
|Spanish language||ESPN Sports|
How to Live Stream College Football Playoff Games
The two college football qualifying semi-finals will be broadcast on ESPN and are available live on all digital platforms on the network (ESPN.com, ESPN App, etc.).
Cable cutters have several live streaming options available to watch. Below is the list.
|Streaming option||Cable subscription required?||To free?||Cost||Free try?|
|Yahoo! Sports application||No||Yes||–||–|
|fuboTV||No||No||$ 60 / month||Yes|
|AT&T TV now||No||No||$ 55 / month||Yes|
|Hulu Plus Live TV||No||No||$ 55 / month||Yes|
|Slingshot television||No||No||$ 35 / month||No|
|YouTube TV||No||No||$ 65 / month||Yes|
College Football Bowls Calendar
|December 31st||Cotton Bowl Classic (CFP semi-final)||No.1 Alabama vs. No.4 Cincinnati||3:30 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|December 31st||Orange Bowl (CFP semi-final)||No.2 Michigan vs. No.3 Georgia||7:30 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
|January 10||CFP National Championship||TBD against TBD||8 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|
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