Next Four SEC Nation Stops Revealed; Second Location Added for This Weekend

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Next Four SEC Nation Stops Revealed; Second Location Added for This Weekend

SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, SEC Nation, has scheduled its next four campus stops, and announced a second set for this Saturday, Oct. 31.

On Saturday, SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore, analyst Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears and commentator Paul Finebaum take the set to Big Blue Nation in Lexington, Ky., to preview the Tennessee at Kentucky game. In addition to the Purple Lot set, SEC Nation’s Greg McElroy and SEC Network host Peter Burns join the show live from the tailgating scene in Jacksonville, Fla., prior the Georgia vs. No. 11 Florida* neutral-site matchup. This will mark the show’s first trip to a neutral site game and first time televising from two locations.

The following week, SEC Nation goes for its first 2-point conversion of the year, hitting two Southeastern Conference campuses in one week with a rare Thursday night pre-game show at 7:30 p.m. ET in Columbia, Mo., (Nov. 5) followed by a Saturday show (Nov. 7) at “The Grove” prior the Arkansas at No. 19 Ole Miss game.

SEC Nation makes the short drive to Starkville, Ms., the following  week, Saturday, Nov.14, to hear the sweet chimes of the cowbells prior to the No. 7 Alabama at No. 25 Mississippi State game.

Schedule Subject to Change:

Date School Set Location Week/Matchup
Sat, Sept 5 Arkansas Victory Village Week 1: UTEP at Arkansas
Sat, Sept 12 Vanderbilt The Commons Week 2: Georgia at Vanderbilt
Sat, Sept. 19 LSU Corner of Nicholson Drive and Gourrier Ave (Next to Walk-Ons) Week 3: Auburn at LSU
Sat, Sept. 26 Florida Plaza of the Americas Week 4: Tennessee at Florida
Sat, Oct. 3 Georgia Myers Quad Week 5: Alabama at Georgia
Sat, Oct. 10 Tennessee Ayres Hall on “The Hill” Week 6: Georgia at Tennessee
Sat, Oct. 17 Texas A&M Spence Park Week 7: Alabama at Texas A&M
Sat, Oct. 24 Alabama Moore Hall Week 8: Tennessee at Alabama
Sat, Oct. 31 Kentucky Purple Lot ( Kentucky) /
EverBank Field (Jacksonville)
Week 9: Tennessee at Kentucky/                          Georgia vs. Florida
Thu, Nov. 5 Missouri Faurot Field (Gate 1 opens at 6 p.m.) Week 10: Mississippi State at Missouri
Sat, Nov. 7 Ole Miss The Grove Week 10: Arkansas at Ole Miss
Sat, Nov. 14 Mississippi State The Junction Week 11: Alabama at Mississippi State

*rankings as of October 28, 2015


About SEC Nation
SEC Nation is SEC Network’s weekly football pregame show, traveling across the Southeast all season. Host Joe Tessitore is joined by analysts Greg McElroy, Marcus Spears and Tim Tebow, alongside Paul Finebaum and reporter Kaylee Hartung to break down everything from the gridiron to the grill. SEC Nation airs live from a different SEC campus each Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon ET.

About SEC Network
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN launched the SEC Network on August 14, 2014.  The network televises over 45 SEC football games, 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, and other events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Programming includes in-depth analysis and storytelling in studio shows, daily news and information with SEC Now, original content such as SEC Storied and SEC Inside, and more. Hundreds of additional live events are offered exclusively on SEC Network’s digital companion, SEC Network+, via WatchESPN and  The network has 70 million subscribers in the US and is also available in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa via ESPN Player, ESPN’s sports streaming service in the region.


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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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