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2012 SEC football schedule released

Posted on: December 28, 2011 10:14 am
Edited on: December 28, 2011 10:34 am
 
Posted by Chip Patterson

The most desired Christmas present was delivered a few days late for many die-hard SEC football fans.  On Wednesday, the league finally released the conference schedule for 2012.  This is the first official look at how a 14-team SEC with Missouri (SEC East) and Texas A&M (SEC West) shakes out for each school. 

One early takeaway from the schedule on first glance is how it favors the reigning SEC East champion Georgia Bulldogs. Mark Richt's squad was able to bounce back from their 0-2 start and roll off 10 straight victories to earn a bid to the SEC title game. In that run through the conference schedule, the Bulldogs avoided a matchup with LSU, Alabama, or Arkansas. In 2012 Georgia will once again dodge all three opponents, drawing Ole Miss and Auburn as their cross-division foes.

Check out each team's slate below, and drop us your comments on what stands out heading into the 2012 SEC season on Facebook, Twitter (@EyeOnCFB), or in the comments section below.

ALABAMA
Sept. 15: at Arkansas
Sept. 29: OLE MISS
Oct. 13: at Missouri
Oct. 20: at Tennessee
Oct. 27: MISSISSIPPI STATE
Nov. 3: at LSU
Nov. 10: TEXAS A&M
Nov. 24: AUBURN

ARKANSAS
Sept. 15: ALABAMA
Sept. 29: vs. Texas A&M
Oct. 6: at Auburn
Oct. 13: KENTUCKY
Oct. 27: OLE MISS
Nov. 10: at South Carolina
Nov. 17: at Mississippi State
Nov. 24: LSU

AUBURN
Sept. 8: at Mississippi State
Sept. 22: LSU
Oct. 6: ARKANSAS
Oct. 13: at Ole Miss
Oct. 20: at Vanderbilt
Oct. 27: TEXAS A&M
Nov. 10: GEORGIA
Nov. 24: at Alabama

FLORIDA
Sept. 8: at Texas A&M
Sept. 15: at Tennessee
Sept. 22: KENTUCKY
Oct. 6: LSU
Oct. 13: at Vanderbilt
Oct. 20: SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 27: vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)
Nov. 3: MISSOURI

GEORGIA
Sept. 8: at Missouri
Sept. 22: VANDERBILT
Sept. 29: TENNESSEE
Oct. 6: at South Carolina
Oct. 20: at Kentucky
Oct. 27: vs. Florida (Jacksonville)
Nov. 3: OLE MISS
Nov. 10: at Auburn

KENTUCKY
Sept. 22: at Florida
Sept. 29: SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 6: MISSISSIPPI STATE
Oct. 13: at Arkansas
Oct. 20: GEORGIA
Oct. 27: at Missouri
Nov. 3: VANDERBILT
Nov. 24: at Tennessee

LSU
Sept. 22: at Auburn
Oct. 6: at Florida
Oct. 13: SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 20: at Texas A&M
Nov. 3: ALABAMA
Nov. 10: MISSISSIPPI STATE
Nov. 17: OLE MISS
Nov. 24: at Arkansas

OLE MISS
Sept. 29: at Alabama
Oct. 6: TEXAS A&M
Oct. 13: AUBURN
Oct. 27: at Arkansas
Nov. 3: at Georgia
Nov. 10: VANDERBILT
Nov. 17: at LSU
Nov. 24: MISSISSIPPI STATE

MISSISSIPPI STATE
Sept. 8: AUBURN
Oct. 6: at Kentucky
Oct. 13: TENNESSEE
Oct. 27: at Alabama
Nov. 3: TEXAS A&M
Nov. 10: at LSU
Nov. 17: ARKANSAS
Nov. 24: at Ole Miss

MISSOURI
Sept. 8: GEORGIA
Sept. 22: at South Carolina
Oct. 6: VANDERBILT
Oct. 13: ALABAMA
Oct. 27: KENTUCKY
Nov. 3: at Florida
Nov. 10: at Tennessee
Nov. 24: at Texas A&M

SOUTH CAROLINA
Aug. 30: at Vanderbilt
Sept. 22: MISSOURI
Sept. 29: at Kentucky
Oct. 6: GEORGIA
Oct. 13: at LSU
Oct. 20: at Florida
Oct. 27: TENNESSEE
Nov. 10: ARKANSAS

TENNESSEE
Sept. 15: FLORIDA
Sept. 29: at Georgia
Oct. 13: at Mississippi State
Oct. 20: ALABAMA
Oct. 27: at South Carolina
Nov. 10: MISSOURI
Nov. 17: at Vanderbilt
Nov. 24: KENTUCKY

TEXAS A&M
Sept. 8: FLORIDA
Sept. 29: vs. Arkansas
Oct. 6: at Ole Miss
Oct. 20: LSU
Oct. 27: at Auburn
Nov. 3: at Mississippi State
Nov. 10: at Alabama
Nov. 24: MISSOURI

VANDERBILT
Aug. 30: SOUTH CAROLINA
Sept. 22: at Georgia
Oct. 6: at Missouri
Oct. 13: FLORIDA
Oct. 20: AUBURN
Nov. 3: at Kentucky
Nov. 10: at Ole Miss
Nov. 17: TENNESSEE

Any games you are already looking forward to? What team has an early advantage thanks to the 2012 schedule? Let us know your thoughts over at the Eye On College Football Facebook page.

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Comments

Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: December 28, 2011 11:53 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

Amen Ebony,
Fight ON! 



Since: Jan 21, 2010
Posted on: December 28, 2011 11:38 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

It's so gay the way Mizzoodle is in the SEC East. Hell, it's still gay the SEC even took them in the first place.



Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: December 28, 2011 11:00 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

Georgia once again face the bottom dwellers of the sec with playing Vanderbilt, Tennessee,  Kentucky, Florida, Ole Miss and Auburn. They should not lose to these bottom feeders.
      
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This is not an impressive schedule, just a bowl eligible way to get into a bowl game. If one of these bottom feeders  by chance win, then the coach should be given his walking papers.

This schedule is not any better than last season schedule. I wonder what out of conference cup cakes have they scheduled?

Last season they played these bottom feeders Costal Carolina, this team must have put fear in the dawgs and had the defensive coordinator trembling and staying up all night. Then the schedule included Mississippi, Mississippi State Tennessee, Florida, New Mexico State, and Auburn. What a scary schedule. No wonder the won ten games in a row.
      
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The sec does not make difficult schedules they make schedules so the teams are able to become bowl eligible. Look at the out of conference schedule then look at the bottom feeders. Once a team complete the out of conference schedule they only have towin 2 more games to become bowl eligible.

Mighty conference.

“ONE MAN’S OPINION”





Since: Oct 23, 2010
Posted on: December 28, 2011 10:28 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

i wanted missouri in the west so LSU could make them their b_tch



Since: May 13, 2009
Posted on: December 28, 2011 9:01 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

Well I don't like. I don't like that we are losing a east conference game. I hope this just for one year. I think we need to go to nine conference games or drop a cupcake team to gain another east team. Another option is not to keep a permanent east team instead of rotating them all. It will take ten years just to see the other side of the conference. Also Auburn needs to go to the east. They can keep Alabama as their permenant west team. Just a thought. I just don't like neglecting the rest of the conference. 



Since: Sep 2, 2008
Posted on: December 28, 2011 9:00 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

Georgia wasn't the better team that day.  The scoreboard ends that argument.  Moron.



Since: Nov 14, 2010
Posted on: December 28, 2011 8:32 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

I'll be interested to see what the SEC does with the 2013 schedule.  Some people think they will go to a 9 game schedule, which I think would work better.  They have to figure out a way that each school can play every other school in th opposite division more frequently.  A 9 game schedule with one permanent opponent and 2 rotating opponents would be better. 



Since: Nov 14, 2010
Posted on: December 28, 2011 8:25 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

The previous UGA/USC game in Athens in 2009 was a wild shootout as well, except this time South Carolina outplayed Georgia but lost the game.  Georgia had a few long kick returns during the game and South Carolina shot itself in the foot all night to lose that game.  There have been many games in the last 15 years in which South Carolina has outplayed Georgia and lost.  Crazy plays, like David Pollack getting a lucky touchdown when SC was throwing the ball out of its own endzone and USC fumbling twice inside the UGA 10 yard line in the 4th QTR and losing by 4 points.  Georgia fans can brag anytime they beat USC no matter how they won, and USC can't.  I don't get you people.  Georgia fans need to understand that there is life outside of Athens.  There's a huge world out there. 




Since: Nov 28, 2008
Posted on: December 28, 2011 8:07 pm
 

2012 SEC football schedule released

So why is Missouri in the East? I understand when pro sports do expansion, they don't want new teams in the same division, but it's not like Mizzou and A&M just started programs. Doesn't Alabama/Auburn in the east make more sense?


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Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: December 28, 2011 6:52 pm
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