TV Changes Coming To The SEC

Posted by | Feb 20, 2012 | -

By David Paschall,
Florida and Tennessee have met every year on CBS since the network became the primary broadcaster of SEC games in 1996, but that matchup has stout company this year because of the juggling that occurred when Texas A&M and Missouri joined the league. The Gators and Volunteers are playing in Knoxville on Sept. 15, which is the same day Alabama and Arkansas will vie in Fayetteville. “Normally you don’t have that kind of selection on that day because Alabama and Arkansas in past schedules has been a week later,” CBS Sports executive vice president Mike Aresco said. “Alabama and Arkansas is a game we’ve done the last three years, so it does give us some options on that first Saturday.” The Florida-Tennessee game is the only league contest CBS has shown all 16 years, and it has been televised in prime time on five occasions, but the two proud programs combined to go 12-13 last season. [More]

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