Thursday, June 02, 2011

ESPN announces SEC Football Schedule

From ESPN -

ESPN Selects Additional 2011 SEC College Football Telecasts
ESPN has selected additional Southeastern Conference college football games for telecasts across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network during the 2011 season. Two Thursday and four Saturday games with SEC teams were previously announced. Additional selections will be determined as the season progresses. Highlights:
  • Telecasts of four of the top five teams, including No. 2 Alabama and No. 4 LSU from the SEC as well as matchups against non-conference foes No. 3 Oregon and No. 5 Boise State.
  • Three telecasts pitting No. 4 LSU against a ranked opponent: No. 3 Oregon in the Cowboys Classic (Saturday, Sept. 3, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC); at No. 21 Mississippi State (Saturday, Sept. 10, 12:20 p.m. on the SEC Network); and at No. 24 West Virginia (Saturday, Sept. 24 with time and network to be determined).
  • Three appearances by defending BCS National Champion No. 22 Auburn: against Utah State (Saturday, Sept. 3, at noon on ESPN or ESPN2); against No. 21 Mississippi State (Saturday, Sept. 10, at 12:20 p.m. on the SEC Network); and at Clemson (Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon on ABC).
  • No. 8 South Carolina on consecutive Saturdays: at Georgia Sept. 10, at 4:30 p.m. on ESPN and against Navy Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.
  • In addition to ranked teams the first two weeks of the season, the SEC Network, ESPN Regional Television’s regionally syndicated SEC college sports package, will offer Mississippi at Vanderbilt Saturday, Sept. 17, at 12:20 p.m.
  • ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to showcase Mississippi in two non-conference matchups: against BYU Saturday, Sept. 3, at 4:45 p.m. on ESPN and at Fresno State Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9:15 p.m. on ESPN2.
2011 SEC Schedule as of June 2 (additional selections will be announced):
Date Time (ET) Game Network
Thu, Sep 1 9:15 p.m. Kentucky at Western Kentucky * ESPNU
Sat, Sep 3 Noon Utah State at No. 22 Auburn ESPN or ESPN2
  12:20 p.m. Kent State at No. 2 Alabama SEC Network
  4:45 p.m. BYU at Mississippi ESPN
  8 p.m. Cowboys Classic: No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 4 LSU (from Arlington) * ABC
  8 p.m. Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game: No. 5 Boise State vs. Georgia (from Atlanta) * ESPN
Sat, Sep 10 12:20 p.m. No. 21 Mississippi State at No. 22 Auburn SEC Network
  3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Tennessee ESPN2
  4:30 p.m. No. 8 South Carolina at Georgia ESPN
Thu, Sep 15 8 p.m. No. 4 LSU at No. 21 Mississippi State * ESPN
Sat, Sep 17 Noon No. 22 Auburn at Clemson * ABC
  12:20 p.m. Mississippi at Vanderbilt SEC Network
  6 p.m. Navy at No. 8 South Carolina ESPN2
Sat, Sep 24 TBD No. 4 LSU at No. 24 West Virginia * TBD
Sat, Oct 1 9:15 p.m. Mississippi at Fresno State ESPN2
* Previously announced

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