Appalachian State and Georgia Southern carry their rivalry over from the Southern Conference to the Sun Belt with a Thursday night game.
Region 2-AAAA action features several important games: Howard at West Laurens, Upson-Lee at Baldwin and Mary Persons at Perry.
FPD travels to Lincoln County in a showdown in Region 7-A after suffering a one-point loss in Lincolnton last year.
Region 2-AAA action showcases Kendrick at Westside, Peach County at Rutland and Central at Spencer.
Georgia’s tough first month of the season continues with its SEC home opener against Tennessee. The Bulldogs have won four straight in the series.
Mercer’s season of firsts in the Southern Conference takes it to its first road conference game against VMI.
COLLEGE: Appalachian State at Georgia Southern
HIGH SCHOOL: Kendrick at Westside
HIGH SCHOOL: Peach County at Rutland; Central at Spencer; Howard at West Laurens; Northeast at Manchester; Upson-Lee at Baldwin; Berrien at Bleckley County; Trinity Christian at Brentwood; Nathanael Greene at CFCA; Temple at Crawford County; Bainbridge at Crisp County; Dodge County at Tattnall County; Dooly County at Pacelli; Dublin at Metter; FPD at Lincoln County; Flint River at Gatewood; GMC at Stratford; Hancock Central at Twiggs County; Central-Talbotton at Hawkinsville; Houston County at Lakeside-Evans; Jeff Davis at McIntosh County Academy; Covenant at John Hancock; John Milledge at Edmund Burke; Portal at Johnson County; Grovetown at Jones County; Alcovy at Lamar County; Macon County at Heard County; Mary Persons at Perry; Savannah Christian at Montgomery County; Putnam County at Monticello; Aquinas at Mount de Sales; Greenbrier at Northside; Windsor at Piedmont; Irwin County at Telfair County; Groves at Vidalia; Warner Robins at Richmond; Glenn Hills at Washington County; Clinch County at Wilcox County; Claxton at Treutlen; Appling County at Toombs County; Bulloch at Westfield; Fitzgerald at Early County; Calvary Day School at Wheeler County
COLLEGE: Tennessee at Georgia; Mercer at VMI; Savannah State at Delaware State; Fort Valley State at Benedict; Miles at Albany State; Valdosta State at North Alabama; West Georgia at Clark Atlanta; Morehouse at Paine; GMC at College of DuPage
NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Minnesota Vikings