ATHENS — Georgia's 2012 football schedule includes an early visit to new Southeastern Conference member Missouri.
The Bulldogs will be the first SEC team to visit Missouri, their new Eastern Division rival, according to the schedule released Wednesday.
After opening its season at home against Buffalo on Sept. 1, Georgia will visit Missouri on Sept. 8.
For the first time since 2007, Georgia's schedule for next season includes seven home games.
The home schedule also includes games against Florida Atlantic, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Georgia Southern and Georgia Tech.
The Bulldogs' SEC road schedule includes games at South Carolina, Kentucky and Auburn and the annual neutral-site game in Jacksonville, Fla., against Florida.
Georgia will be off Oct. 13, between the road games at South Carolina and Kentucky.