~ from UTAD

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference has announced a schedule for football games to be played on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 as a result of game postponements during the 2020 season due to the impact of COVID-19.

Tennessee will now travel to face Vanderbilt on Dec. 12 in Nashville, and the Volunteers will close the regular season against No. 5 Texas A&M on Dec. 19 in Neyland Stadium.

This rescheduling of games allows for the continued opportunity for all 14 SEC teams to each play 10 games in the 2020 season. The revised schedule is contingent on the absence of additional postponements prior to Dec. 12.

Should Texas A&M qualify for the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 19, Tennessee’s game against Texas A&M would be declared a no-contest, and the Aggies would represent the Western Division in the SEC title game.

The Vols were originally scheduled to take on Vanderbilt on Nov. 28, but the contest was postponed.

UT’s matchup against Texas A&M was originally slated for Nov. 14 and then tentatively moved to Dec. 12 before officially being finalized for Dec. 19 today. It will be the first time the Vols and Aggies meet in Knoxville.

Fans who downloaded a ticket to Apple Wallet or an Android-based Wallet App will need to re-add the ticket to their wallet app to use on Dec. 19 as the wallet app archived the original ticket based on the original date. For information on loading tickets to your wallet app, click HERE.

Fans are also asked to utilize their GAME 5 parking pass for the Dec. 19 Texas A&M contest.

Kickoff times and television selections for contests played on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 will be announced Sunday afternoon.

Schedule of SEC Football Games for Dec. 12:

  • LSU at Florida (rescheduled from Oct. 17)
  • Auburn at Mississippi State (rescheduled from Nov. 14)
  • Georgia at Missouri (rescheduled from Nov. 14)
  • Ole Miss at Texas A&M (rescheduled from Nov. 21)
  • Tennessee at Vanderbilt (rescheduled from Nov. 28)
  • Alabama at Arkansas (rescheduled from Dec. 5)

Schedule of SEC Football games for Dec. 19:

  • Texas A&M at Tennessee (rescheduled from Nov. 14)
  • Ole Miss at LSU (rescheduled from Dec. 5)
  • Missouri at Mississippi State (rescheduled from Dec. 5)
  • Vanderbilt at Georgia (rescheduled from Dec. 5)

SEC Football Championship, Atlanta, 8 pm ET/7 pm CT