SEC Announces Early Season 2013 Football TV Schedule

By Kevin Kelley -
SEC

The SEC has announced their early season 2013 football TV schedule. The season kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 29 when South Carolina hosts North Carolina and Vanderbilt hosts Ole Miss.

Three neutral site match-ups involving SEC teams are featured on Saturday, Aug. 31. In the Texas Kickoff Classic, Mississippi State takes on Oklahoma State at Reliant Stadium in Houston (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN2), while Alabama faces Virginia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta (5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). The night cap features LSU taking on TCU at Cowboys Stadium (9 p.m. ET, ESPN).

Johnny Manziel, aka “Johnny Football, and Texas A&M open the 2013 season at home vs. Rice on Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. ET (ESPN). And in another huge non-conference match-up, Georgia travels to Clemson (8 p.m. ET, ABC).

The 2013 SEC Championship Game will be televised by CBS at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December, 7, 2013.

Overall, 37 games have been announced involving SEC teams for broadcast on ABC, CBS, ESPN Networks, FSN, SEC Network, and Pay-Per-View.

Listed below are the SEC games have been selected for television as of August 27:

SEC – 2013, Week 1
Date Game Time (ET) Network
Thu., Aug. 29 North Carolina at South Carolina 6:00 p.m. ESPN
Thu., Aug. 29 Ole Miss at Vanderbilt 9:15 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Aug. 31 Toledo at Florida 12:21 p.m. SEC Network/ESPN3
Sat., Aug. 31 Rice at Texas A&M 1:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Aug. 31 Miss. St. vs. Oklahoma St. (Houston) 3:30 p.m. ABC and ESPN2 (RM)
Sat., Aug. 31 UL Lafayette at Arkansas 4:00 p.m. FSN/ESPN3
Sat., Aug. 31 Virginia Tech vs. Alabama 5:30 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Aug. 31 Austin Peay at Tennessee 6:00 p.m. PPV/ESPN3
Sat., Aug. 31 Washington State at Auburn 7:00 p.m. ESPNU
Sat., Aug. 31 Kentucky vs. W. Kentucky (Nashville) 7:00 p.m. ESPNews
Sat., Aug. 31 Georgia at Clemson 8:00 p.m. ABC
Sat., Aug. 31 TCU vs. LSU (Arlington) 9:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Aug. 31 Murray State at Missouri 7:00 p.m. PPV/ESPN3
SEC – 2013, Week 2
Sat., Sep. 7 Florida at Miami 12:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Sep. 7 Miami (Ohio) at Kentucky 12:00 p.m. FSN/ESPN3
Sat., Sep. 7 Western Kentucky at Tennessee 12:21 p.m. SEC Network/ESPN3
Sat., Sep. 7 Toledo at Missouri 3:30 p.m. ESPNU
Sat., Sep. 7 Alcorn State at Miss. State 3:30 p.m. CSS/ESPN3
Sat., Sep. 7 South Carolina at Georgia 4:30 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Sep. 7 Samford at Arkansas (Little Rock) 7:00 p.m. PPV
Sat., Sep. 7 UAB at LSU 7:00 p.m. ESPNU
Sat., Sep. 7 SE Missouri at Ole Miss 7:00 p.m. PPV
Sat., Sep. 7 Sam Houston State at Texas A&M 7:00 p.m. PPV
Sat., Sep. 7 Arkansas State at Auburn 7:30 p.m. FSN/ESPN3
Sat., Sep. 7 Austin Peay at Vanderbilt 7:30 p.m. CSS/ESPN3
SEC – 2013, Week 3
Sat., Sep. 14 Louisville at Kentucky 12:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Sep. 14 Southern Miss at Arkansas 12:21 p.m. SEC Network/ESPN3
Sat., Sep. 14 Alabama at Texas A&M 3:30 p.m. CBS
Sat., Sep. 14 Tennessee at Oregon 3:30 p.m. ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Sat., Sep. 14 Mississippi State at Auburn 7:00 p.m. ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Sat., Sep. 14 Vanderbilt at South Carolina 7:00 p.m. ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Sat., Sep. 14 Kent State at LSU 7:00 p.m. ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Sat., Sep. 14 Ole Miss at Texas 8:00 p.m. Longhorn Network/Local MS
SEC – 2013, Other Games
Sat., Oct. 19 CBS Doubleheader 12/3:30 p.m. CBS
Thu., Oct. 24 Kentucky at Mississippi State 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Nov. 2 Georgia vs. Florida (Jacksonville) 3:30 p.m. CBS
Sat., Nov. 9 CBS Doubleheader 3:30/8 p.m. CBS
Thu., Nov. 28 Ole Miss at Mississippi State 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Fri., Nov. 29 Arkansas at LSU 2:30 p.m. CBS
Sat., Dec. 7 SEC Championship Game 4:00 p.m. CBS
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7 Comments to SEC Announces Early Season 2013 Football TV Schedule

  1. Danny said....

    How come the Ole Miss-Texas game is on the LH Network? I’m surprised ESPN didn’t get that one on a more accessible channel. It should be a good game.

    July 16, 2013 at 4:19 pm
  2. Josh said....

    The text says the Alabama-VPI game is at 4:30. Should be 5:30

    July 17, 2013 at 10:14 am
  3. Hindy said....

    SEC Championship game is December 7, not November 30

    July 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm
  4. AUWBH said....

    Gah, wish I could get more Auburn games up here in Utah

    August 21, 2013 at 5:03 pm
  5. Jan said....

    Time for ole mis vs Texas a&m

    September 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm

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