SEC to play conference only football schedule

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Teams will play a 10-game schedule that begins September 26th.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – The SEC will play a conference only football schedule this fall.

Teams will play a 10-game schedule that begins September 26th, with the SEC Championship Game scheduled for December 19 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

“After careful consideration of the public health indicators in our region and following advice of our medical advisors, we have determined that this is the best course of action to prepare for a safe and healthy return to competition for SEC student-athletes, coaches and others associated with our sports programs,” said comissioner Greg Sankey in a press release.

The SEC now joins the Big Ten and Pac-12 in playing a conference only schedule this year.

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