WATCH: Alabama heads to Mizzou, Auburn draws Kentucky in Week 1 matchups


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (8/17): The Southeastern Conference has announced the schedule of the first week of football games this season.

The Auburn Tigers will take on the Kentucky Wildcats at Jordan-Hare Stadium and the Alabama Crimson Tide will head to Columbia to take on the Missouri Tigers.

The rest of the SEC Week 1 schedule is as followed:

  • Florida at Ole Miss
  • Georgia at Arkansas
  • Mississippi State at LSU
  • Tennessee at South Carolina
  • Vanderbilt at Texas A&M

All games will be played on Sept. 26. The rest of the schedule is set to be released later Monday night.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Alabama head coach Nick Saban are both holding press conferences Monday to discuss the schedule release as well as COVID-19 updates surrounding the Tigers and Crimson Tide.

ORIGINAL (8/7): The Southeastern Conference has released the two non-divisional games each team will play in the upcoming football season.

All SEC teams will play 10 games in 2020. Six of them will be played in each teams’ division, the other four games will be played between SEC East and SEC West teams.

Here is a list of the known games for the Crimson Tide:

  • Auburn
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi State
  • at Ole Miss
  • Texas A&M
  • at Arkansas
  • at LSU
  • at Tennessee
  • Kentucky
  • at Missouri

Here is a list of the known games for the Tigers:

  • Arkansas
  • Kentucky
  • LSU
  • Tennessee
  • Texas A&M
  • at Alabama
  • at Georgia
  • at Ole Miss
  • at Mississippi State
  • at South Carolina

The rest of the schedule is set to be released next week. The first games in the SEC will begin Sept. 26.


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