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SEC Football TV Schedule Saturday 9/23

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Conference play is on, folks

Texas A&M v Arkansas Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

EARLY TIMES

Just us in the first slot. We love to complain about these 11 a.m. games, but folks, this week we are the ONLY SEC matchup in the morning*. That’s how you corner an audience. Tune in to see those awesome Oilers tribute threads.

Arkansas vs. Texas A&M (Jerryworld)

11 a.m.

ESPN

*UMass also plays at Tennessee at 11 a.m. on the SEC Network. Tune in if you can’t resist canned Butch Jones coach-loquialisms, tentative running-up-the-score, and a chance to see UMass become the first team to go 0-5 by September 23rd.

AFTERNOON, GENTS

Ah, the coveted 2:30 CBS slot. Surely with the advent of conference play, in the proudest conference in the land, we’d see a stunner here.

Yep, it’s Bama vs. a team.

Alabama at Vanderbilt

2:30 p.m.

CBS

BUT WAIT!

Louisiana Tech at South Carolina

2:30 p.m.

SEC Network

Pretty bad when we’re turning to a Will Muschamp team to watch a fun football game but here we are.

EVENING SHADE

Here’s the meat of it. The ranked game (singular) and all the rest of it:

Mississippi State at Georgia

6:00 p.m.

ESPN

Is this the time that Dan Mullen beats a great team on the road to prove that State is real, or is this the time that another Saban disciple chokes away a chance to shine?

Syracuse at LSU

6:00 p.m.

ESPN2

This is usually where LSU bounces back with a vengeance after a debilitating loss. But Syracuse’s own ineptitude might confuse them even more. This one’s wide open. The only certainty is that there will be many angry drunk Louisianans infusing the atmosphere with palpable frustration.

Florida at Kentucky

6:30 p.m.

SEC Network

Kentucky hasn’t beaten Florida in 30 years. Florida is struggling mightily on the offensive side of the ball. Night game in Lexington. Let’s stop pretending that a Stoops is going to turn the corner here.

Auburn at Missouri

6:30 p.m.

ESPNU

Well, Missouri couldn’t manage a touchdown against Purdue. Auburn only gave up 14 points to Clemson. Haven’t seen a group of Missouri guys stopped this far behind the lines since Quantrill’s Raiders amirite history buffs