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    SEC Releases 2012 Conference Football Schedule

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has announced its 14-team conference game schedule for the 2012 season.  SEC games are scheduled for each week of the season, starting on Aug. 30 and concluding on Nov. 24.

    Each SEC institution will release its own complete 12-game schedule.  The schedule is subject to change based on television selections.

    Missouri and Texas A&M, the newest members of the SEC, will kick off their conference schedules on Sept. 8, when the Aggies host Florida and Georgia visits the Tigers.

    The first conference game of the 2012 season will be on Thursday, Aug. 30 when South Carolina visits Nashville to take on Vanderbilt.  The game will be televised on one of ESPN’s platforms.

    The 2012 schedule is not based on any other previous or future scheduling formats.  The SEC Athletics Directors will convene in Spring 2012 to begin formulating scheduling principles for the 2013 season and beyond.

    “The SEC transition team and our athletic directors did a great job with significant logistical challenges in a short time frame in developing the 2012 football conference schedule,” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.  “The ability to come together for the conference is what makes the SEC so strong and that was evident yet again in this process.”

    The 2012 schedule is based on divisional play that started in 1992.  Missouri will participate in the Eastern Division while Texas A&M will play in the Western Division.  The conference schedule will remain at eight regular season games, with six games played inside the division and two games against teams from the opposite division.

    The 2012 SEC Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

    The entire slate of 2012 conference games will be televised by one of the SEC’s television partners - CBS Sports, any of the ESPN platforms (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network, ESPN3.com), CSS or FS South.

    The 2012 conference schedule can be found on the SEC’s official website, SECDigitalNetwork.com.

    2012 SEC Football Schedule (Conference Games Only)
    Week-by-Week

     
    Aug. 30
    South Carolina at Vanderbilt

    Sept. 8
    Auburn at Mississippi State
    Florida at Texas A&M
    Georgia at Missouri

    Sept. 15
    Alabama at Arkansas
    Florida at Tennessee

    Sept. 22
    LSU at Auburn
    Kentucky at Florida
    Vanderbilt at Georgia
    Missouri at South Carolina

    Sept. 29
    Ole Miss at Alabama
    Arkansas vs. Texas A&M
    Tennessee at Georgia
    South Carolina at Kentucky

    Oct. 6
    Mississippi State at Kentucky
    Arkansas at Auburn
    LSU at Florida
    Georgia at South Carolina
    Texas A&M at Ole Miss
    Vanderbilt at Missouri

    Oct. 13
    Alabama at Missouri
    Kentucky at Arkansas
    Auburn at Ole Miss
    Florida at Vanderbilt
    South Carolina at LSU
    Tennessee at Mississippi State

    Oct. 20
    Alabama at Tennessee
    Auburn at Vanderbilt
    South Carolina at Florida
    Georgia at Kentucky
    LSU at Texas A&M

    Oct. 27
    Ole Miss at Arkansas
    Texas A&M at Auburn
    Florida vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)
    Kentucky at Missouri
    Tennessee at South Carolina
    Mississippi State at Alabama

    Nov. 3
    Alabama at LSU
    Missouri at Florida
    Ole Miss at Georgia
    Vanderbilt at Kentucky
    Texas A&M at Mississippi State

    Nov. 10
    Texas A&M at Alabama
    Arkansas at South Carolina
    Georgia at Auburn
    Mississippi State at LSU
    Vanderbilt at Ole Miss
    Missouri at Tennessee

    Nov. 17
    Arkansas at Mississippi State
    Ole Miss at LSU
    Tennessee at Vanderbilt

    Nov. 24
    Auburn at Alabama
    LSU at Arkansas
    Kentucky at Tennessee
    Mississippi State at Ole Miss
    Missouri at Texas A&M
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    2012 SEC Football Schedule (Conference Games Only)
    Team-By-Team


    ALABAMA
    Sept. 15: at Arkansas
    Sept. 29: OLE MISS
    Oct. 13: at Missouri
    Oct. 20: at Tennessee
    Oct. 27: MISSISSIPPI STATE
    Nov. 3: at LSU
    Nov. 10: TEXAS A&M
    Nov. 24: AUBURN

    ARKANSAS
    Sept. 15: ALABAMA
    Sept. 29: vs. Texas A&M
    Oct. 6: at Auburn
    Oct. 13: KENTUCKY
    Oct. 27: OLE MISS
    Nov. 10: at South Carolina
    Nov. 17: at Mississippi State
    Nov. 24: LSU

    AUBURN
    Sept. 8: at Mississippi State
    Sept. 22: LSU
    Oct. 6: ARKANSAS
    Oct. 13: at Ole Miss
    Oct. 20: at Vanderbilt
    Oct. 27: TEXAS A&M
    Nov. 10: GEORGIA
    Nov. 24: at Alabama

    FLORIDA
    Sept. 8: at Texas A&M
    Sept. 15: at Tennessee
    Sept. 22: KENTUCKY
    Oct. 6: LSU
    Oct. 13: at Vanderbilt
    Oct. 20: SOUTH CAROLINA
    Oct. 27: vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)
    Nov. 3: MISSOURI

    GEORGIA
    Sept. 8: at Missouri
    Sept. 22: VANDERBILT
    Sept. 29: TENNESSEE
    Oct. 6: at South Carolina
    Oct. 20: at Kentucky
    Oct. 27: vs. Florida (Jacksonville)
    Nov. 3: OLE MISS
    Nov. 10: at Auburn

    KENTUCKY
    Sept. 22: at Florida
    Sept. 29: SOUTH CAROLINA
    Oct. 6: MISSISSIPPI STATE
    Oct. 13: at Arkansas
    Oct. 20: GEORGIA
    Oct. 27: at Missouri
    Nov. 3: VANDERBILT
    Nov. 24: at Tennessee

    LSU
    Sept. 22: at Auburn
    Oct. 6: at Florida
    Oct. 13: SOUTH CAROLINA
    Oct. 20: at Texas A&M
    Nov. 3: ALABAMA
    Nov. 10: MISSISSIPPI STATE
    Nov. 17: OLE MISS
    Nov. 24: at Arkansas

    OLE MISS
    Sept. 29: at Alabama
    Oct. 6: TEXAS A&M
    Oct. 13: AUBURN
    Oct. 27: at Arkansas
    Nov. 3: at Georgia
    Nov. 10: VANDERBILT
    Nov. 17: at LSU
    Nov. 24: MISSISSIPPI STATE

    MISSISSIPPI STATE
    Sept. 8: AUBURN
    Oct. 6: at Kentucky
    Oct. 13: TENNESSEE
    Oct. 27: at Alabama
    Nov. 3: TEXAS A&M
    Nov. 10: at LSU
    Nov. 17: ARKANSAS
    Nov. 24: at Ole Miss

    MISSOURI
    Sept. 8: GEORGIA
    Sept. 22: at South Carolina
    Oct. 6: VANDERBILT
    Oct. 13: ALABAMA
    Oct. 27: KENTUCKY
    Nov. 3: at Florida
    Nov. 10: at Tennessee
    Nov. 24: at Texas A&M

    SOUTH CAROLINA
    Aug. 30: at Vanderbilt
    Sept. 22: MISSOURI
    Sept. 29: at Kentucky
    Oct. 6: GEORGIA
    Oct. 13: at LSU
    Oct. 20: at Florida
    Oct. 27: TENNESSEE
    Nov. 10: ARKANSAS

    TENNESSEE
    Sept. 15: FLORIDA
    Sept. 29: at Georgia
    Oct. 13: at Mississippi State
    Oct. 20: ALABAMA
    Oct. 27: at South Carolina
    Nov. 10: MISSOURI
    Nov. 17: at Vanderbilt
    Nov. 24: KENTUCKY

    TEXAS A&M
    Sept. 8: FLORIDA
    Sept. 29: vs. Arkansas
    Oct. 6: at Ole Miss
    Oct. 20: LSU
    Oct. 27: at Auburn
    Nov. 3: at Mississippi State
    Nov. 10: at Alabama
    Nov. 24: MISSOURI
     
    VANDERBILT
    Aug. 30: SOUTH CAROLINA
    Sept. 22: at Georgia
    Oct. 6: at Missouri
    Oct. 13: FLORIDA
    Oct. 20: AUBURN
    Nov. 3: at Kentucky
    Nov. 10: at Ole Miss
    Nov. 17: TENNESSEE