On Friday, the SEC finally revealed the two new opponents for each league member.
The Kentucky Wildcats will be making the daunting trip down to Tuscaloosa to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, and then they will host the Ole Miss Rebels and new head coach Lane Kiffin in Lexington.
These were the two of the rumored opponents for the Wildcats, and it turned out to be true. Kentucky may have, on paper, their best team ever, especially their best defense ever, and they get to put that to the test against The Tide.
Do you want Bama?
Let’s see what twitter had to say about the reveal:
IT'S OFFICIAL!— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) August 7, 2020
The two new divisional opponents for the 2020 SEC season are set. pic.twitter.com/DpBrYMBxvr
2020 updated opponents— Kentucky Football (@UKFootball) August 7, 2020
➕ @OleMissFB at home ➕ at @AlabamaFTBL pic.twitter.com/HqPumKcBlr
Yep say no more .... https://t.co/OokgDf6Ein— BO$$MAN (@bossmanfat1) August 7, 2020
For just the 2nd time in program history, @UKFootball will play both Alabama and Auburn in the state of Alabama in the same season (in 1935, UK played Alabama in Birmingham and Auburn in Montgomery).— Corey Price (@coreyp08) August 7, 2020
Let’s get it https://t.co/TYOBsQ3sD1— Joshua Paschal (@JPaschalx) August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020
We lit https://t.co/POHrTlcRH3— Jordan Wright (@JayyDubb15) August 7, 2020
Om @SECNetwork, former Florida star Chris Doering just said he’s excited about seeing the addition of Texas A&M-Florida game to SEC fall schedule and that “Kentucky-Alabama, I think that’s gonna be a sneaky good game, and I’m a little bit fired up about that.”— Oscar Combs (@wildcatnews) August 7, 2020
Made my day @SEC— Quinton Bohanna (@QBohanna) August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020
Kentucky will play 4 of the Preseason Top 13 teams in America....3 of those on the road— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) August 7, 2020
AT ALABAMA pic.twitter.com/l9LQrzd4Uh— Drew Franklin (@DrewFranklinKSR) August 7, 2020
So Mark Stoops has a murderous road schedule. https://t.co/XFBv5dNWbx— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_ATH) August 7, 2020
"Kentucky at Alabama, I think that's going to be a sneaky good game that I'm a little fired up about."— Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) August 7, 2020
UK has 4 opponents ranked in the Top 11 of the Preseason Coaches' Poll. @UKFootball has played 4 opponents ranked, at the time of the game, in the Top 11 of the AP Poll in a single season just once (in 2007, UK played #1 LSU, at #8 Georgia, #9 Louisville, at #11 South Carolina)— Corey Price (@coreyp08) August 7, 2020
I honestly like the Alabama matchup, especially in a weird season like 2020. You want to take the next step as a program? Big opportunity for Stoops' group. Show you belong.— Shawn Smith (@gbbcountry) August 7, 2020
Pain. pic.twitter.com/pH8kPd9GGV— Ian Teasley (@ianteasley) August 7, 2020
#NeverForget pic.twitter.com/O9vGDRoBI3— Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) August 7, 2020
Will UK win at Bama this year?— Hey Kentucky! (@hey_kentucky) August 7, 2020
2020 Kentucky football opponents in the preseason Coaches Poll:— TheCatsPause247 (@TheCatsPause247) August 7, 2020
What a schedule.— Freddie Maggard (@FredMaggard606) August 7, 2020
and just like that a .500 season will be a great coaching job by mark stoops.— Chris Hatfield (@ChrisDHatfield) August 7, 2020
The schedule is brutal and Kentucky could be pretty good and still go 5-5— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) August 7, 2020
BUT if you were ever going to play this gauntlet, THIS is the UK team I want to do it with
Alabama’s quarterback will not be wearing a hardhat when he’s introduced to Boogie Watson. pic.twitter.com/JofNKwNFj2— Nick Roush (@RoushKSR) August 7, 2020
Bring. On. Bama.— Tyler Thompson (@MrsTylerKSR) August 7, 2020
Better go 4-1 at home. https://t.co/Q1cV155HIc— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_ATH) August 7, 2020
For people that have wanted to see a more challenging schedule for Kentucky football, you’ve got your wish. https://t.co/PvjNngoP6w— Dominique Yates (@RealDYates) August 7, 2020
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