NCAA Football: Georgia, Michigan Face Off Against Not Just Rivals, But the Sun Itself


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ATHENS, GA and ANN ARBOR, MI – In an unprecedented fusion of sports and celestial events, next Saturday will witness top-ranked college football teams Georgia and Michigan battle not only their on-field adversaries but also a dramatic solar eclipse.

#1 Georgia, preparing to face Vanderbilt, will play under the fading light of the sun, providing a backdrop that’s bound to make the game even more thrilling. Simultaneously, in Ann Arbor, as #2 Michigan kicks off against Indiana Hoosiers at the Big House, the sun will be obscured by roughly 35%. This awe-inspiring eclipse spectacle will start just moments before their noon game and conclude around 2:20 p.m.

Both teams, known for their fervent fan bases, will now have the unique experience of cheering for their squads under the temporary twilight of a solar eclipse. This combination of elite football action and celestial wonder ensures that next Saturday will be an unforgettable day in college sports history.

Several games are expected to kick off at 11am and will last during the duration of the eclipse event.  Teams facing off during this time frame will include: (times subject to change)

#1 Georgia vs Vanderbilt 

#4 Ohio State at Purdue 

Indiana at #2 Michigan

Iowa at Wisconsin

Illinois at Maryland 

Kansas at Oklahoma State

UCLA at Oregon State

Boise State at Colorado State 

Arkansas at #11 Alabama


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