Georgia agrees to play Oregon in Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in 2022
The Georgia Bulldogs and Oregon Ducks have agreed to kickoff the 2022 season in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic. The game will be played September 3rd, 2022 in the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
"Both coaches wanted to do it, and we got with the athletic directors and were able to put a deal together,” said Gary Stokan, president and CEO of Peach Bowl Inc, which runs the Chick-fil-A Kickoff games. “We are ecstatic about having Georgia and Oregon.”
This will be Georgia’s fourth appearance in Atlanta’s annual season-opening event, following games against Boise State in 2011, North Carolina in 2016 and Virginia in 2020. It will be Oregon’s first appearance in Chick-fil-A Kickoff.