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SEC releases 2018 football schedule

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SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference today announced the football schedules for all 14 SEC schools for the 2018 season.

With 13 playing weekends, the 2018 schedule includes one open date for each team and conference contests scheduled each week beginning the second weekend of September.

Each SEC team will play eight conference football games to include six games against division opponents and two games against non-division opponents. One of the non-division opponents will be a permanent annual opponent and the other non-division opponent will rotate each year.

The season begins the weekend of September 1 with 14 games, including five neutral site games on opening weekend.

The 2018 season will culminate with the SEC Championship Game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, December 1. It will be the 27th edition of the game and the 25th in the city of Atlanta.

2018 SEC Football Week-By-Week Schedule
DateGame
WEEK 1
Sept. 1Alabama vs. Louisville (Orlando)
Sept. 1Eastern Illinois at Arkansas
Sept. 1Auburn vs. Washington (Atlanta)
Sept. 1Charleston Southern at Florida
Sept. 1Austin Peay at Georgia
Sept. 1Central Michigan at Kentucky
Sept. 1LSU vs. Miami (Arlington)
Sept. 1Ole Miss vs. Texas Tech (Houston)
Sept. 1Stephen F. Austin at Mississippi State
Sept. 1UT Martin at Missouri
Sept. 1Coastal Carolina at South Carolina
Sept. 1Tennessee vs. West Virginia (Charlotte)
Sept. 1Northwestern State at Texas A&M
Sept. 1Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt
WEEK 2
Sept. 8Arkansas State at Alabama
Sept. 8Arkansas at Colorado State
Sept. 8Alabama State at Auburn
Sept. 8Kentucky at Florida
Sept. 8Southeastern Louisiana at LSU
Sept. 8Southern Illinois at Ole Miss
Sept. 8Mississippi State at Kansas State
Sept. 8Wyoming at Missouri
Sept. 8Georgia at South Carolina
Sept. 8East Tennessee State at Tennessee
Sept. 8Clemson at Texas A&M
Sept. 8Nevada at Vanderbilt
WEEK 3
Sept. 15North Texas at Arkansas
Sept. 15LSU at Auburn
Sept. 15Colorado State at Florida
Sept. 15Middle Tennessee at Georgia
Sept. 15Murray State at Kentucky
Sept. 15Alabama at Ole Miss
Sept. 15Louisiana-Lafayette at Mississippi State
Sept. 15Missouri at Purdue
Sept. 15Marshall at South Carolina
Sept. 15UTEP at Tennessee
Sept. 15Louisiana-Monroe at Texas A&M
Sept. 15Vanderbilt at Notre Dame
WEEK 4
Sept. 22Texas A&M at Alabama
Sept. 22Arkansas at Auburn
Sept. 22Mississippi State at Kentucky
Sept. 22Louisiana Tech at LSU
Sept. 22Kent State at Ole Miss
Sept. 22Georgia at Missouri
Sept. 22Florida at Tennessee
Sept. 22South Carolina at Vanderbilt
WEEK 5
Sept. 29Louisiana-Lafayette at Alabama
Sept. 29Arkansas vs. Texas A&M (Arlington)
Sept. 29Southern Mississippi at Auburn
Sept. 29Tennessee at Georgia
Sept. 29South Carolina at Kentucky
Sept. 29Ole Miss at LSU
Sept. 29Florida at Mississippi State
Sept. 29Tennessee State at Vanderbilt
WEEK 6
Oct. 6Alabama at Arkansas
Oct. 6LSU at Florida
Oct. 6Vanderbilt at Georgia
Oct. 6Louisiana-Monroe at Ole Miss
Oct. 6Auburn at Mississippi State
Oct. 6Missouri at South Carolina
Oct. 6Kentucky at Texas A&M
WEEK 7
Oct. 13Missouri at Alabama
Oct. 13Ole Miss at Arkansas
Oct. 13Tennessee at Auburn
Oct. 13Georgia at LSU
Oct. 13Texas A&M at South Carolina
Oct. 13Florida at Vanderbilt
WEEK 8
Oct. 20Tulsa at Arkansas
Oct. 20Vanderbilt at Kentucky
Oct. 20Mississippi State at LSU
Oct. 20Auburn at Ole Miss
Oct. 20Memphis at Missouri
Oct. 20Alabama at Tennessee
WEEK 9
Oct. 27Vanderbilt at Arkansas
Oct. 27Florida vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)
Oct. 27Texas A&M at Mississippi State
Oct. 27Kentucky at Missouri
Oct. 27Tennessee at South Carolina
WEEK 10
Nov. 3Texas A&M at Auburn
Nov. 3Missouri at Florida
Nov. 3Georgia at Kentucky
Nov. 3Alabama at LSU
Nov. 3South Carolina at Ole Miss
Nov. 3Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State
Nov. 3UNC-Charlotte at Tennessee
WEEK 11
Nov. 10Mississippi State at Alabama
Nov. 10LSU at Arkansas
Nov. 10South Carolina at Florida
Nov. 10Auburn at Georgia
Nov. 10Vanderbilt at Missouri
Nov. 10Kentucky at Tennessee
Nov. 10Ole Miss at Texas A&M
WEEK 12
Nov. 17Citadel at Alabama
Nov. 17Liberty at Auburn
Nov. 17Idaho at Florida
Nov. 17UMass at Georgia
Nov. 17Middle Tennessee at Kentucky
Nov. 17Rice at LSU
Nov. 17Arkansas at Mississippi State
Nov. 17UT-Chattanooga at South Carolina
Nov. 17Missouri at Tennessee
Nov. 17UAB at Texas A&M
Nov. 17Ole Miss at Vanderbilt
WEEK 13
Nov. 22 (Thursday)Mississippi State at Ole Miss
Nov. 24Auburn at Alabama
Nov. 24Florida at Florida State
Nov. 24Georgia Tech at Georgia
Nov. 24Kentucky at Louisville
Nov. 24Arkansas at Missouri
Nov. 24South Carolina at Clemson
Nov. 24LSU at Texas A&M
Nov. 24Tennessee at Vanderbilt
SEC CHAMPIONSHIP
Dec. 1SEC Football Championship (Atlanta)

Alabama Crimson Tide
DateOpponent
Sept. 1vs. Louisville (Orlando)
Sept. 8ARKANSAS STATE
Sept. 15at Ole Miss
Sept. 22TEXAS A&M
Sept. 29LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
Oct. 6at Arkansas
Oct. 13MISSOURI
Oct. 20at Tennessee
Oct. 27Open Date
Nov. 3at LSU
Nov. 10MISSISSIPPI STATE
Nov. 17CITADEL
Nov. 24AUBURN

Arkansas Razorbacks
DateOpponent
Sept. 1EASTERN ILLINOIS
Sept. 8at Colorado State
Sept. 15NORTH TEXAS
Sept. 22at Auburn
Sept. 29vs. Texas A&M (Arlington)
Oct. 6ALABAMA
Oct. 13OLE MISS
Oct. 20TULSA
Oct. 27VANDERBILT
Nov. 3Open Date
Nov. 10LSU
Nov. 17at Mississippi State
Nov. 24at Missouri

SEC home game in Little Rock to be determined

Auburn Tigers
DateOpponent
Sept. 1vs. Washington (Atlanta)
Sept. 8ALABAMA STATE
Sept. 15LSU
Sept. 22ARKANSAS
Sept. 29SOUTHERN MISS
Oct. 6at Mississippi State
Oct. 13TENNESSEE
Oct. 20at Ole Miss
Oct. 27Open Date
Nov. 3TEXAS A&M
Nov. 10at Georgia
Nov. 17LIBERTY
Nov. 24at Alabama

Florida Gators
DateOpponent
Sept. 1CHARLESTON SOUTHERN
Sept. 8KENTUCKY
Sept. 15COLORADO STATE
Sept. 22at Tennessee
Sept. 29at Mississippi State
Oct. 6LSU
Oct. 13at Vanderbilt
Oct. 20Open Date
Oct. 27vs. Georgia (Jacksonville)
Nov. 3MISSOURI
Nov. 10SOUTH CAROLINA
Nov. 17IDAHO
Nov. 24at Florida State

Georgia Bulldogs
DateOpponent
Sept. 1AUSTIN PEAY
Sept. 8at South Carolina
Sept. 15MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Sept. 22at Missouri
Sept. 29TENNESSEE
Oct. 6VANDERBILT
Oct. 13at LSU
Oct. 20Open Date
Oct. 27vs. Florida (Jacksonville)
Nov. 3at Kentucky
Nov. 10AUBURN
Nov. 17UMASS
Nov. 24GEORGIA TECH

Kentucky Wildcats
DateOpponent
Sept. 1CENTRAL MICHIGAN
Sept. 8at Florida
Sept. 15MURRAY STATE
Sept. 22MISSISSIPPI STATE
Sept. 29SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 6at Texas A&M
Oct. 13Open Date
Oct. 20VANDERBILT
Oct. 27at Missouri
Nov. 3GEORGIA
Nov. 10at Tennessee
Nov. 17MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Nov. 24at Louisville

LSU Tigers
DateOpponent
Sept. 1vs. Miami (Arlington)
Sept. 8SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
Sept. 15at Auburn
Sept. 22LOUISIANA TECH
Sept. 29OLE MISS
Oct. 6at Florida
Oct. 13GEORGIA
Oct. 20MISSISSIPPI STATE
Oct. 27Open Date
Nov. 3ALABAMA
Nov. 10at Arkansas
Nov. 17RICE
Nov. 24at Texas A&M

Ole Miss Rebels
DateOpponent
Sept. 1vs. Texas Tech (Houston)*
Sept. 8SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
Sept. 15ALABAMA
Sept. 22KENT STATE
Sept. 29at LSU
Oct. 6LOUISIANA-MONROE
Oct. 13at Arkansas
Oct. 20AUBURN
Oct. 27Open Date
Nov. 3SOUTH CAROLINA
Nov. 10at Texas A&M
Nov. 17at Vanderbilt
Nov. 22 (Thu.)MISSISSIPPI STATE

*date subject to change

Mississippi State Bulldogs
DateOpponent
Sept. 1STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
Sept. 8at Kansas State
Sept. 15LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
Sept. 22at Kentucky
Sept. 29FLORIDA
Oct. 6AUBURN
Oct. 13Open Date
Oct. 20at LSU
Oct. 27TEXAS A&M
Nov. 3LOUISIANA TECH
Nov. 10at Alabama
Nov. 17ARKANSAS
Nov. 22 (Thu.)at Ole Miss

Missouri Tigers
DateOpponent
Sept. 1UT MARTIN
Sept. 8WYOMING
Sept. 15at Purdue
Sept. 22GEORGIA
Sept. 29Open Date
Oct. 6at South Carolina
Oct. 13at Alabama
Oct. 20MEMPHIS
Oct. 27KENTUCKY
Nov. 3at Florida
Nov. 10VANDERBILT
Nov. 17at Tennessee
Nov. 24ARKANSAS

South Carolina Gamecocks
DateOpponent
Sept. 1COASTAL CAROLINA
Sept. 8GEORGIA
Sept. 15MARSHALL
Sept. 22at Vanderbilt
Sept. 29at Kentucky
Oct. 6MISSOURI
Oct. 13TEXAS A&M
Oct. 20Open Date
Oct. 27TENNESSEE
Nov. 3at Ole Miss
Nov. 10at Florida
Nov. 17UT-CHATTANOOGA
Nov. 24at Clemson

Tennessee Volunteers
DateOpponent
Sept. 1vs. West Virginia (Charlotte)
Sept. 8EAST TENNESSEE STATE
Sept. 15UTEP
Sept. 22FLORIDA
Sept. 29at Georgia
Oct. 6Open Date
Oct. 13at Auburn
Oct. 20ALABAMA
Oct. 27at South Carolina
Nov. 3UNC-CHARLOTTE
Nov. 10KENTUCKY
Nov. 17MISSOURI
Nov. 24at Vanderbilt

Texas A&M Aggies
DateOpponent
Sept. 1NORTHWESTERN STATE
Sept. 8CLEMSON
Sept. 15LOUISIANA-MONROE
Sept. 22at Alabama
Sept. 29vs. Arkansas (Arlington)
Oct. 6KENTUCKY
Oct. 13at South Carolina
Oct. 20Open Date
Oct. 27at Mississippi State
Nov. 3at Auburn
Nov. 10OLE MISS
Nov. 17UAB
Nov. 24LSU

Vanderbilt Commodores
DateOpponent
Sept. 1MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Sept. 8NEVADA
Sept. 15at Notre Dame
Sept. 22SOUTH CAROLINA
Sept. 29TENNESSEE STATE
Oct. 6at Georgia
Oct. 13FLORIDA
Oct. 20at Kentucky
Oct. 27at Arkansas
Nov. 3Open Date
Nov. 10at Missouri
Nov. 17OLE MISS
Nov. 24TENNESSEE

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