Florida’s Takeover Schedule for July 2 on SEC Network

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Florida’s Takeover Schedule for July 2 on SEC Network

SEC Network Takeover (#SECNTakeover) continues Thursday, July 2, with the Florida Gators taking over the national television network for 24 hours. With the help of current WWE Tag Team World Champion and former Florida football player Titus O’Neil (Thaddeus Bullard), the Gators have selected 15 marquee television events from the vault* to relive with fans.

Florida #SECNTakeover Schedule Includes:

  • Florida Gators’ Takeover Special: Meet nearly a dozen Gators and coaches from the sports of baseball, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, track & field and volleyball who comprise Team Florida and make it one of the most dominant athletic programs in the country.
  • 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament Championship – Florida vs. Vanderbilt: The Gators had to win four consecutive elimination games to bring home their first title since 2011.
  • 2014 Florida vs. Texas (Volleyball): Head Coach Mary Wise and the Gators had already solidified their 21st SECtitle and played one more match before the NCAA Tournament – the result was a five-set thriller!
  • 2009 Tennessee vs. Florida (Women’s Basketball): Legendary coach Pat Summitt was looking for career win No. 1,001 but the Gators had other ideas, led by a pair of Tennessee state-natives, Sha Brooks and Head Coach Amanda Butler.
  • 2015 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championship: The Gators sprinted, jumped and did everything else they needed to do in Starkville to bring the BIG hardware trophy back to Gainesville.
  •  2014 Florida State vs. Florida (Soccer): The Gators travel to Tallahassee and their rivals sport a 38-match regular-season win streak … watch the eighth-ranked Gators and the second-ranked ‘Noles battle on the pitch and see which team comes out CHOMP-ing!
  • SEC Storied: Abby Head On: SEC Storied examines the extraordinary Abby Wambach, one of the most noticeable Gator athletes on the international soccer stage.
  • 2015 Kentucky vs. Florida (Gymnastics): The Gators entertain the Wildcats and another emotional and exciting edition in the team’s annual “LinkToPink” challenge.
  • 2014 Kentucky vs. Florida (Men’s Basketball): The SEC Tournament title is on the line when these two powerhouse programs collide and it’s a thriller that comes down to the final possession!
  • 2015 Florida State vs. Florida (Softball): The top-ranked and defending NCAA Champion Gators aim to complete the season sweep of their intrastate rival when the 10th-ranked ‘Noles challenge senior right-hander Lauren Haeger at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium.
  • Florida Gators’ Takeover Special: An encore showing the hour-long program that highlighted some of the top athletes and coaches who comprise Team Florida and make it one of the top athletic programs in the country.
  • 11/22/1997 FSU vs. Florida (Football): The ‘greatest game ever played?’ The Gators sure think so! Watch and find out why!
  • 1/2/1997 FSU vs. Florida (Football): It’s the rematch of intrastate rivals and the final collegiate game for Gator Great and Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel with the 1997 Sugar Bowl and national championship on the line in New Orleans.
  • 2006 Ohio State vs. Florida (Men’s Basketball): Relive the excitement of the self-named ‘04s – Corey Brewer, Taurean Green, Al Horford and Joakim Noah – and the rest of the defending NCAA Champion Gators defend their home court against the third-ranked Buckeyes.
  • Tim Tebow: Everything In Between: Watch behind-the-scenes footage of one of the all-time greatest and recognizable Gators in this intimate documentary about Tim Tebow and his preparation from college to the NFL.



Time (ET) Programming
midnight Florida Gators’ Takeover Special
1 a.m. 2015 SEC Baseball Tournament Championship: Florida vs. Vanderbilt
3 a.m. 2014 Florida vs. Texas (Volleyball)
5 a.m. 2009 Tennessee vs. Florida (Women’s Basketball)
7 a.m. 2015 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championship
9 a.m. 2014 Florida State vs. Florida (Soccer)
11 a.m. SEC Storied: Abby Head On
Noon 2015 Kentucky vs. Florida (Gymnastics)
1:30 p.m. 2014 Kentucky vs. Florida (Men’s Basketball)
3 p.m. 2015 Florida State vs. Florida (Softball)
4:30 p.m. Florida Gators’ Takeover Special (encore presentation)
5:30 p.m. 11/22/1997 FSU vs. Florida (Football)
7:30 p.m. 1/2/1997 FSU vs. Florida (Football)
9:30 p.m. 2006 Ohio State vs. Florida (Men’s Basketball)
11 p.m. Tim Tebow: Everything In Between

(schedule subject to change)

*Takeover schedules were created from available television inventory; NCAA Championships were not available for re-air.


About the SEC Network Takeover

The SEC Network Takeover is a two-week programming initiative dedicated to airing programming selected by Southeastern Conference schools. All 14 schools will craft their own 24-hour schedule which may include classic games, films, ESPN original content and some school-produced content. In addition to delivering the ultimate the day of television for their fan-base, the takeover includes SEC Network’s twitter handle.


The SEC Network
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network which launched August 14, 2014. The new network and its accompanying digital platform carry SEC content 24/7 and featured more than 1,000 live events the first year. The network televises over 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, and events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Programming includes in-depth commentary and analysis in studio shows, daily news and information, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, and more. AT&T U-verse® TV, Bright House Networks, Charter, Comcast Xfinity TV,  Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, LUS Fiber, Mediacom, PTC Communications, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, Wilkes Telephone, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC carried the television network nationwide. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports are offered exclusively as SEC Network+ events on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com through authenticated access from AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC.





Gracie Blackburn

Gracie is the Communications Manager for ESPN’s College Networks. She handles all media requests and questions concerning SEC Network and Longhorn Network. Gracie also supports on college sports airing across ESPN networks.
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