SEC sets football schedule for season's final two weeks
The SEC has set its football schedule for final two weeks of the season, in Commissioner Greg Sankey's latest maneuver to try to get every team to play 10 regular-season games.
Here is the SEC lineup for Dec. 12:
- LSU at Florida (rescheduled from Oct. 17)
- Georgia at Missouri (rescheduled from Nov. 14)
- Auburn at Mississippi State (rescheduled from Nov. 14)
- Ole Miss at Texas A&M (rescheduled from Nov. 21)
- Tennessee at Vanderbilt (rescheduled from Nov. 28)
- Alabama at Arkansas (rescheduled from Nov. 5)
South Carolina and Kentucky are set to play their 10th and final regular-season game on Saturday in Lexington and thus would be the only SEC teams not scheduled to play on Dec. 12.
The SEC Championship remains scheduled for Dec. 19 at Atlanta, but regular-season games also will be played that day featuring teams not in the conference title game.
Here is the Dec. 19 slate:
- Texas A&M at Tennessee (rescheduled from Nov. 14)*
- Ole Miss at LSU (rescheduled from Dec. 5)
- Missouri at Mississippi State (rescheduled from Dec. 5)
- Vanderbilt at Georgia (rescheduled from Dec. 5)**
- SEC Championship game
*Should Texas A&M win the SEC West and qualify for the SEC Championship, the game against the Vols would be declared a no contest.
**The Vanderbilt at Georgia game, which was scheduled for Saturday, was postponed Friday morning due to the Commodores not having enough players. If the Bulldogs win the SEC East and qualify for the SEC Championship, the game would be declared a no-contest.
Kickoff times and TV designations for the games on Dec. 12 and 19 are tentatively scheduled tobe announced Sunday.
The SEC, in November, gave itself the authority to adjust the schedule up to five days before competition, and Sankey has asserted his right to play matchmaker the past few weeks. That came after four games scheduled for Nov. 14 were postponed because of COVID-19 issues within one or both teams.