2021 SEC football schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2021 SEC football schedule was officially announced on Wednesday. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 11 with Missouri at Kentucky.

Featured 2021 non-conference match-ups include Alabama vs. Miami (in Atlanta, Ga.), Texas at Arkansas, Auburn at Penn State, LSU at UCLA, NC State at Mississippi State, Ole Miss vs. Louisville (in Atlanta, Ga.), Texas A&M at Colorado, Florida State at Florida, Georgia vs. Clemson (in Charlotte, N.C.), Kentucky at Louisville, Missouri at Boston College, Clemson at South Carolina, Pitt at Tennessee, and Stanford at Vanderbilt.

The 2021 SEC Championship Game will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, Dec. 4.

“We are proud to have completed the 2020 football season under unique circumstances and will now focus on playing the 2021 football season as scheduled,” said SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. “Circumstances around the COVID-19 virus will continue to guide our decision-making should any adjustments need to be made.”

2021 SEC Football Schedules

East Division

West Division

2021 SEC Football Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 4
Alabama vs. Miami (Atlanta)
Rice at Arkansas
Akron at Auburn
Florida Atlantic at Florida
Georgia vs. Clemson (Charlotte)
ULM at Kentucky
Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State
Central Michigan at Missouri
Eastern Illinois at South Carolina
Bowling Green at Tennessee
Kent State at Texas A&M
East Tennessee State at Vanderbilt

Monday, Sept. 6
Ole Miss vs. Louisville (Atlanta)

Saturday, Sept. 11
Mercer at Alabama
Texas at Arkansas
Alabama State at Auburn
Florida at South Florida
UAB at Georgia
Missouri at Kentucky
McNeese State at LSU
Austin Peay at Ole Miss
NC State at Mississippi State
South Carolina at East Carolina
Pittsburgh at Tennessee
Texas A&M vs. Colorado (Denver)
Vanderbilt at Colorado State

Saturday, Sept. 18
Georgia Southern at Arkansas
Auburn at Penn State
Alabama at Florida
South Carolina at Georgia
Chattanooga at Kentucky
Central Michigan at LSU
Tulane at Ole Miss
Mississippi State at Memphis
SEMO at Missouri
Tennessee Tech at Tennessee
New Mexico at Texas A&M
Stanford at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Sept. 25
Southern Miss at Alabama
Texas A&M vs. Arkansas (Arlington)
Georgia State at Auburn
Tennessee at Florida
LSU at Mississippi State
Missouri at Boston College
Kentucky at South Carolina
Georgia at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Oct. 2
Ole Miss at Alabama
Arkansas at Georgia
Florida at Kentucky
Auburn at LSU
Tennessee at Missouri
Troy at South Carolina
Mississippi State at Texas A&M
UConn at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Oct. 9
Georgia at Auburn
Vanderbilt at Florida
LSU at Kentucky
Arkansas at Ole Miss
North Texas at Missouri
South Carolina at Tennessee
Alabama at Texas A&M

Saturday, Oct. 16
Auburn at Arkansas
Kentucky at Georgia
Florida at LSU
Alabama at Mississippi State
Texas A&M at Missouri
Vanderbilt at South Carolina
Ole Miss at Tennessee

Saturday, Oct. 23
Tennessee at Alabama
UAPB at Arkansas
LSU at Ole Miss
South Carolina at Texas A&M
Mississippi State at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Oct. 30
Ole Miss at Auburn
Georgia vs. Florida (Jacksonville)
Kentucky at Mississippi State
Missouri at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Nov. 6
LSU at Alabama
Mississippi State at Arkansas
Missouri at Georgia
Tennessee at Kentucky
Liberty at Ole Miss
Florida at South Carolina
Auburn at Texas A&M

Saturday, Nov. 13
New Mexico State at Alabama
Mississippi State at Auburn
Samford at Florida
Arkansas at LSU
Texas A&M at Ole Miss
South Carolina at Missouri
Georgia at Tennessee
Kentucky at Vanderbilt

Saturday, Nov. 20
Arkansas at Alabama
Charleston Southern at Georgia
New Mexico State at Kentucky
Vanderbilt at Ole Miss
Tennessee State at Mississippi State
Florida at Missouri
Auburn at South Carolina
South Alabama at Tennessee
Prairie View at Texas A&M

Friday, Nov. 26
Missouri at Arkansas

Saturday, Nov. 27
Alabama at Auburn
Florida State at Florida
Georgia at Georgia Tech
Kentucky at Louisville
Texas A&M at LSU
Ole Miss at Mississippi State
Clemson at South Carolina
Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Saturday, Dec. 4
SEC Football Championship (Atlanta)