Alabama Crimson Tide: 2020 Opponents rated better or worse than 2019

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Worse than 2019 – Georgia Bulldogs (Sept. 19 in Tuscaloosa)

The Bulldogs will be very good on defense. Kirby’s group will be one of the nation’s best. The Bulldogs will be especially loaded with talent in the secondary.

All the question marks are on offense. Dawgs’ fans are nearly euphoric over Wake Forest transfer Jamie Newman and possibly immediate eligibility for USC transfer, J. T. Daniels. Both can be improvements over Jake Fromm. One of them will have to be.

Zamir White might be very good, but he will be less productive than D’Andre Swift. The Bulldogs will need young wide receivers to produce early, especially with Dominick Blaylock not expected to return before midseason.

Unknowns define the Georgia 2020 offense. Can Newman come close to expectations is one. Two other unknowns are bigger challenges. The offensive line must be rebuilt and without Sam Pittman. Matt Luke will try to get a much different unit ready for the Tide in T-Town. But, it takes game experience and playing together for offensive lines to become cohesive. Sept. 19 is too soon for that to happen.

The other unknown for the Dawgs is a new offense under Todd Monken. The offense will likely be opened up. Georgia’s scoring production was down last season. The Dawgs will have some advantage in the Crimson Tide staff not learning much from the Bulldogs’ first two games against Virginia and East Tennessee State

Georgia Bulldogs Prediction for Sept. 19 in Tuscaloosa – An early slightly worse Georgia team will not be enough to take down the Alabama Crimson Tide