ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot Travels to Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game – No. 8 Alabama vs. No. 1 Georgia

ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot travels to Atlanta for the SEC Championship showdown between No. 8 Alabama and No. 1 Georgia on Saturday, Dec. 2. The premier pregame show will be live from the Dr Pepper SEC FanFare inside the Georgia World Congress Center from 9 a.m. – noon ET on ESPN & ESPNU.

The Week 14 trip to Atlanta will mark the eighth time College GameDay is originating from the SEC Championship – most recently in 2021 when Alabama defeated top-ranked Georgia.

Overall, this will be Alabama’s 57th appearance on GameDay and the Tide’s third appearance this season. Georgia will make its 35th appearance on the show and second this season. Saturday is the show’s 10th visit to a Crimson Tide-Bulldogs game with Alabama winning six of the previous nine matchups.

Host Rece Davis will be joined at the desk by GameDay analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Pat McAfee with college football insider Pete Thamel, reporters Jen Lada and Jess Sims and college football betting analyst ‘Stanford Steve’ Coughlin.

For onsite information, please visit College GameDay’s Hub HERE.

College GameDay continues its impressive viewership in 2023 and is on pace for its second-most-watched regular season. The Rivalry Week trip to Michigan delivered 2.4 million average viewers with an audience of 3.2 million in the final hour – the sixth most-watched show in GameDay history.

Show Highlights & Guests

Additional guests will be announced ahead of Saturday’s show on ESPN PR’s Twitter and College GameDay’s Twitter. 


ESPN’s Expanded Digital Coverage
ESPN’s social and digital pre-pregame show, Countdown to GameDay Presented by Dr Pepper, will be live from Atlanta for the SEC Championship game. Hosts Christine WilliamsonHarry Douglas and Harry Lyles Jr. will breakdown the champ games of the week.

The show is available across ESPN on YouTube, X/Twitter, Facebook and the ESPN App at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday during the season.


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