Yesterday it was announced that the SEC would not announce their 2012 football schedule until sometime after Christmas. Today, Chris Low of ESPN released a few tidbits about the schedule.
With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M to the conference, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive wanted to set them both up with a premier game at home early in the season. Missouri will host Georgia and Texas A&M will host Florida, both likely on Sept. 8.
Listed below are tidbits of the 2012 SEC schedule from ESPN:
- Alabama – vs. Missouri and Texas A&M (sites TBA)
- Florida – at Texas A&M (likely Sept. 8); vs. LSU
- Georgia – at Missouri (likely Sept. 8); home vs. Ole Miss; drops game at Alabama
- Ole Miss – vs. Texas A&M; vs. Vanderbilt
- South Carolina – vs. Arkansas; at LSU; at Vanderbilt Thurs., Aug. 30 (tentative)
- Tennessee – vs. Missouri in November
The full 2012 SEC football schedule is now expected to be released on Monday. It will be a patchwork schedule for one year only. Beginning with the 2013 season, the SEC will create a new schedule rotation.