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NCAA.com | July 19, 2021

2021 SEC football schedule: Dates, matchups

Way too early predictions for the 2021 college football season with B/R's Adam Kramer

Here is the 2021 SEC college football schedule, which starts Thursday, Sept. 2. You can find scores from the 2020 season at the end of this article and go the NCAA.com's live scoreboard for scores from this season.

The SEC returns to its traditional eight conference game schedule in 2021, which is contingent on national and local health guidelines allowing the games to be played. Tennessee plays Bowing Green in the first SEC game on Sept. 2, with more SEC teams set to start their seasons on Sept. 4.

Here is the full schedule for the SEC.

2021 SEC football schedule: Dates, times, TV channels

All times ET.

Week 1

Sept. 2

Tennessee vs. Bowling Green | 8 p.m. | SEC Network

Sept. 4

Kentucky vs. UL Monroe | 12 p.m. | SEC Network
Arkansas vs. Rice | 2 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Alabama vs. Miami | 3:30 p.m. | ABC
Mississippi State vs. Louisiana Tech | 4 p.m. | ESPNU
Missouri vs. Central Michigan | 4 p.m. | SEC Network
Auburn vs. Akron | 7 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
South Carolina vs. Eastern Illinois | 7 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Florida vs. FAU | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network
Clemson vs. Georgia | 7:30 p.m. | ABC
Texas A&M vs. Kent State | 8 p.m. | ESPNU
Vanderbilt vs. East Tennessee State | 8 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
UCLA vs. LSU | 8:30 p.m. | FOX

Sept. 6
Ole Miss vs. Louisville | 8 p.m. | ESPN

Week 2 — Saturday, Sept. 11

Auburn vs. Alabama State | 12 p.m. | SEC Network
East Carolina vs. South Carolina | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
Tennessee vs. Pitt | 12 p.m. | ESPN
South Florida vs. Florida | 1 p.m. | ABC
Georgia vs. UAB | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Colorado vs. Texas A&M | 3:30 p.m. | FOX
Alabama vs. Mercer | 4 p.m. | SEC Network
Arkansas vs. Texas | 7 p.m. | ESPN
Mississippi State vs. NC State | 7 p.m.
Kentucky vs. Missouri | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network
Ole Miss vs. Austin Peay | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
LSU vs. McNeese | 8 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Colorado State vs. Vanderbilt | 10 p.m. | CBSSN

Week 3 — Saturday, Sept. 18

Kentucky vs. Chattanooga | 12 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Missouri vs. Southeast Missouri State | 12 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Tennessee vs. UT Martin | 12 p.m. | SEC Network+/ESPN+
Texas A&M vs. New Mexico | 12 p.m. | SEC Network
Florida vs. Alabama | 3:30 p.m. | CBS
Arkansas vs. Georgia Southern | 4 p.m. | SEC Network
Memphis vs. Mississippi State | 4 p.m. | ESPN2
Georgia vs. South Carolina | 7 p.m. | ESPN
Penn State vs. Auburn | 7:30 p.m. | ABC
LSU vs. Central Michigan | 7:30 p.m. | SEC Network
Ole Miss vs. Tulane | 8 p.m. | ESPN2
Vanderbilt vs. Stanford | 8 p.m. | ESPNU

Week 4 — Saturday, Sept. 25

Alabama vs. Southern Miss
Arkansas vs. Texas A&M
Auburn vs. Georgia State
Florida vs. Tennessee
Mississippi State vs. LSU
Boston College vs. Missouri
South Carolina vs. Kentucky
Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Week 5 — Saturday, Oct. 2

Alabama vs. Ole Miss
Georgia vs. Arkansas
Kentucky vs. Florida
LSU vs. Auburn
Missouri vs. Tennessee
South Carolina vs. Troy
Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State
Vanderbilt vs. UConn

Week 6 — Saturday, Oct. 9

Auburn vs. Georgia
Florida vs. Vanderbilt
Kentucky vs. LSU
Ole Miss vs. Arkansas
Missouri vs. North Texas
Tennessee vs. South Carolina
Texas A&M vs. Alabama

Week 7 — Saturday, Oct. 16

Arkansas vs. Auburn
Georgia vs. Kentucky
LSU vs. Florida
Mississippi State vs. Alabama
Missouri vs. Texas A&M
South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss

Week 8 — Saturday, Oct. 23

Alabama vs. Tennessee
Arkansas vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Ole Miss vs. LSU
Texas A&M vs. South Carolina
Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State

Week 9 — Saturday, Oct. 30

Auburn vs. Ole Miss
Mississippi State vs. Kentucky
Vanderbilt vs. Missouri
Florida vs. Georgia | 3:30 p.m. | CBS

Week 10 — Saturday, Nov. 6

Alabama vs. LSU
Arkansas vs. Mississippi State
Georgia vs. Missouri
Kentucky vs. Tennessee
Ole Miss vs. Liberty
South Carolina vs. Florida
Texas A&M vs. Auburn

Week 11 — Saturday, Nov. 13

Alabama vs. New Mexico State
Auburn vs. Mississippi State
Florida vs. Samford
LSU vs. Arkansas
Ole Miss vs. Texas A&M
Missouri vs. South Carolina
Tennessee vs. Georgia
Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky

Week 12 — Saturday, Nov. 20

Alabama vs. Arkansas
Georgia vs. Charleston Southern
Kentucky vs. New Mexico State
LSU vs. UL Monroe
Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt
Mississippi State vs. Tennessee State
Missouri vs. Florida
South Carolina vs. Auburn
Tennessee vs. South Alabama
Texas A&M vs. Prairie View A&M

Week 13

Nov. 25

Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN

Nov. 26

Arkansas vs. Missouri | 3:30 p.m. | CBS

Nov. 27

Auburn vs. Alabama
Florida vs. Florida State
Georgia Tech vs. Georgia
Louisville vs. Kentucky
LSU vs. Texas A&M
South Carolina vs. Clemson
Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt

2021 SEC college football schedule: Team-by-team

Alabama

  • Sept. 4: vs. Miami (Fla.) (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Sept. 11: vs. Mercer
  • Sept. 18: at Florida
  • Sept. 25: vs. Southern Mississippi
  • Oct. 2: vs. Mississippi
  • Oct. 9: at Texas A&M
  • Oct. 16: at Mississippi State
  • Oct. 23: vs. Tennessee 
  • Nov. 6: vs. LSU
  • Nov. 13: vs. New Mexico State
  • Nov. 20: vs. Arkansas
  • Nov. 27: at Auburn

Arkansas

  • Sept. 4: vs. Rice
  • Sept. 11: vs. Texas
  • Sept. 18: vs. Georgia Southern
  • Sept. 25: vs. Texas A&M (Arlington, Texas)
  • Oct. 2: at Georgia
  • Oct. 9: at Mississippi
  • Oct. 16: vs. Auburn
  • Oct. 23: vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
  • Nov. 6: vs. Mississippi State
  • Nov. 13: at LSU
  • Nov. 20: at Alabama
  • Nov. 27: vs. Missouri (Little Rock, Arkansas)

Auburn

  • Sept. 4: vs. Akron
  • Sept. 11: vs. Alabama State
  • Sept. 18: at Penn State
  • Sept. 25: vs. Georgia State
  • Oct. 2: at LSU
  • Oct. 9: vs. Georgia
  • Oct. 16: at Arkansas
  • Oct. 30: vs. Mississippi
  • Nov. 6: at Texas A&M
  • Nov. 13: vs. Mississippi State
  • Nov. 20: at South Carolina
  • Nov. 27: vs. Alabama

Florida

  • Sept. 4: vs. FAU
  • Sept. 11: at South Florida
  • Sept. 18: vs. Alabama
  • Sept. 25: vs. Tennessee
  • Oct. 2: at Kentucky
  • Oct. 9: vs. Vanderbilt
  • Oct. 16: at LSU
  • Oct. 30: vs. Georgia (Jacksonville, Florida)
  • Nov. 6: at South Carolina
  • Nov. 13: vs. Samford
  • Nov. 20: at Missouri
  • Nov. 27: vs. Florida State

Georgia

  • Sept. 4: vs. Clemson (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Sept. 11: vs. UAB
  • Sept. 18: vs. South Carolina
  • Sept. 25: at Vanderbilt
  • Oct. 2: vs. Arkansas
  • Oct. 9: at Auburn
  • Oct. 16: vs. Kentucky
  • Oct. 30: vs. Florida (Jacksonville, Florida)
  • Nov. 6: vs. Missouri
  • Nov. 13: at Tennessee
  • Nov. 20: vs. Charleston Southern
  • Nov. 27: at Georgia Tech

Kentucky

  • Sept. 4: vs. Louisiana Monroe
  • Sept. 11: vs. Missouri
  • Sept. 18: vs. Chattanooga
  • Sept. 25: at South Carolina
  • Oct. 2: vs. Florida
  • Oct. 9: vs. LSU
  • Oct. 16: at Georgia
  • Oct. 30: at Mississippi State
  • Nov. 6: vs. Tennessee
  • Nov. 13: at Vanderbilt
  • Nov. 20: vs. New Mexico State
  • Nov. 27: at Louisville

LSU

  • Sept. 4: at UCLA
  • Sept. 11: vs. McNeese State
  • Sept. 18: vs. Central Michigan
  • Sept. 25: at Mississippi State
  • Oct. 2: vs. Auburn
  • Oct. 9: at Kentucky
  • Oct. 16: vs. Florida
  • Oct. 23: vs. Mississippi
  • Nov. 6: at Alabama
  • Nov. 13: vs. Arkansas
  • Nov. 20: vs. Louisiana Monroe
  • Nov. 27: vs. Texas A&M

Mississippi

  • Sept. 6: vs. Louisville (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Sept. 11: vs. Austin Peay
  • Sept. 18: vs. Tulane
  • Oct. 2: at Alabama
  • Oct. 9: vs. Arkansas
  • Oct. 16: at Tennessee
  • Oct. 23: vs. LSU
  • Oct. 30: at Auburn
  • Nov. 6: vs. Liberty
  • Nov. 13: vs. Texas A&M
  • Nov. 20: vs. Vanderbilt
  • Nov. 27: at Mississippi State

Mississippi State

  • Sept. 4: vs. Louisiana Tech
  • Sept. 11: vs. NC State
  • Sept. 18: at Memphis
  • Sept. 25: vs. LSU
  • Oct. 2: at Texas A&M
  • Oct. 16: vs. Alabama
  • Oct. 23: at Vanderbilt
  • Oct. 30: vs. Kentucky
  • Nov. 6: at Arkansas
  • Nov. 13: at Auburn
  • Nov. 20: vs. Tennessee State
  • Nov. 27: vs. Mississippi

Missouri

  • Sept. 4: vs. Central Michigan
  • Sept. 11: at Kentucky
  • Sept. 18: vs. Southeast Missouri State
  • Sept. 25: at Boston College
  • Oct. 2: vs. Tennessee
  • Oct. 9: vs. North Texas
  • Oct. 16: vs. Texas A&M
  • Oct. 30: at Vanderbilt
  • Nov. 6: at Georgia
  • Nov. 13: vs. South Carolina
  • Nov. 20: vs. Florida
  • Nov. 27: at Arkansas (Little Rock, Arkansas)

South Carolina

  • Sept. 4: vs. Eastern Illinois
  • Sept. 11: at East Carolina
  • Sept. 18: at Georgia
  • Sept. 25: vs. Kentucky
  • Oct. 2: vs. Troy
  • Oct. 9: at Tennessee
  • Oct. 16: vs. Vanderbilt
  • Oct. 23: at Texas A&M
  • Nov. 6: vs. Florida
  • Nov. 13: at Missouri
  • Nov. 20: at Auburn
  • Nov. 27: vs. Clemson

Tennessee

  • Sept. 4: vs. Bowling Green
  • Sept. 11: vs. Pittsburgh
  • Sept. 18: vs. Tennessee Tech
  • Sept. 25: at Florida
  • Oct. 2: at Missouri
  • Oct. 9: vs. South Carolina
  • Oct. 16: vs. Mississippi
  • Oct. 23: at Alabama
  • Nov. 6: at Kentucky
  • Nov. 13: vs. Georgia
  • Nov. 20: vs. South Alabama
  • Nov. 27: vs. Vanderbilt

Texas A&M

  • Sept. 4: vs. Kent State
  • Sept. 11: vs. Colorado (Denver, Colorado)
  • Sept. 18: vs. New Mexico
  • Sept. 25: vs. Arkansas (Arlington, Texas)
  • Oct. 2: vs. Mississippi State
  • Oct. 9: vs. Alabama
  • Oct. 16: at Missouri
  • Oct. 23: vs. South Carolina
  • Nov. 6: vs. Auburn
  • Nov. 13: at Mississippi
  • Nov. 20: vs. Prairie View A&M
  • Nov. 27: at LSU

Vanderbilt

  • Sept. 4: vs. East Tennessee State
  • Sept. 11: at Colorado State
  • Sept. 18: vs. Stanford
  • Sept. 25: vs. Georgia
  • Oct. 2: vs. UConn
  • Oct. 9: at Florida
  • Oct. 16: at South Carolina
  • Oct. 23: vs. Mississippi State
  • Oct. 30: vs. Missouri
  • Nov. 13: vs. Kentucky
  • Nov. 20: at Mississippi
  • Nov. 27: at Tennessee

2020 SEC football schedule: Dates, matchups

Here's what happened in 2020, including bowl games and week-by-week scores. No. 1 Alabama beat No. 3 Ohio State 52-24 in the 2020-21 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

Bowl games

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2020 SEC football schedule: Scores, results

Sept. 26

No. 8 Auburn 29, No. 23 Kentucky 13
No. 5 Florida 51, Ole Miss 35
Mississippi State 44, No. 6 LSU 34
No. 4 Georgia 37, Arkansas 10
No. 2 Alabama 38, Missouri 19
No. 16 Tennessee 31, South Carolina 27
No. 10 Texas A&M 17, Vanderbilt 12

Oct. 3

No. 3 Florida 38, South Carolina 24
No. 21 Tennessee 35, Missouri 12
No. 2 Alabama 52, No. 13 Texas A&M 24
Ole Miss 42, Kentucky 41 (OT)
Arkansas 21, No. 16 Mississippi State 14
No. 4 Georgia 27, No. 7 Auburn 6
No. 20 LSU 41, Vanderbilt 7

Oct. 10

No. 21 Texas A&M 41, No. 4 Florida 38
South Carolina 41, Vanderbilt 7
Missouri 45, No. 17 LSU 41
No. 3 Georgia 44, No. 14 Tennessee 21
No. 13 Auburn 30, Arkansas 28
No. 2 Alabama 68, Ole Miss 48
Kentucky 24, Mississippi State 2

Oct. 17

South Carolina 30, Auburn 22
Kentucky 34, No. 18 Tennessee 7
Arkansas 33, Ole Miss 21
No. 11 Texas A&M 28, Mississippi State 14
No. 2 Alabama 41, No. 3 Georgia 24

Oct. 24

Auburn 35, Ole Miss 28
No. 2 Alabama 48, Tennessee 17
Missouri 20, Kentucky 10
LSU 52, South Carolina 24

Oct. 31

No. 5 Georgia 14, Kentucky 3
Auburn 48, LSU 11
Ole Miss 54, Vanderbilt 21
No. 2 Alabama 41, Mississippi State 0
No. 8 Texas A&M 42, Arkansas 31
No. 10 Florida 41, Missouri 17

Nov. 7

No. 8 Florida 44, No. 5 Georgia 28 (in Jacksonville, Florida)
Mississippi State 24, Vanderbilt 17
No. 7 Texas A&M 48, South Carolina 3
Arkansas 24, Tennessee 13

Nov. 14

Kentucky 38, Vanderbilt 35
No. 6 Florida 63, Arkansas 35
Ole Miss 59, South Carolina 42
No. 1 Alabama at LSU — POSTPONED
No. 5 Texas A&M at Tennessee — POSTPONED
No. 12 Georgia at Missouri — POSTPONED
No. 24 Auburn at Mississippi State — POSTPONED

Nov. 21

No. 6 Florida 38, Vanderbilt 17
LSU 27, Arkansas 24
No. 1 Alabama 63, Kentucky 3
No. 23 Auburn 30, Tennessee 17
No. 13 Georgia 31, Mississippi State 24
Missouri 17, South Carolina 10
Ole Miss at No. 5 Texas A&M — POSTPONED

Nov. 28

Missouri 41, Vanderbilt 0
No. 6 Florida 34, Kentucky 10
No. 1 Alabama 42, No. 22 Auburn 13
Ole Miss 31, Mississippi State 24
No. 5 Texas A&M 20, LSU 7
No. 9 Georgia 45, South Carolina 16

Dec. 5

No. 5 Texas A&M 31, Auburn 20
Missouri 50, Arkansas 48
No. 6 Florida 31, Tennessee 19
Kentucky 41, South Carolina 18
No. 1 Alabama 55, LSU 17
Vanderbilt at No. 8 Georgia — POSTPONED

Dec. 12

No. 1 Alabama 52, Arkansas 3
No. 9 Georgia 49, No. 25 Missouri 14
Tennessee 42, Vanderbilt 17
LSU 37, No. 6 Florida 34
Auburn 24, Mississippi State 10
Ole Miss at No. 5 Texas A&M — POSTPONED

Dec. 19

No. 5 Texas A&M 34, Tennessee 13
LSU 53, Ole Miss 48
Mississippi State 51, Missouri 32
No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 7 Florida 46 (SEC Championship Game in Atlanta)
Vanderbilt at No. 8 Georgia — CANCELED

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