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SEC looking to play 2 conference games in December

SEC play in December?

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The SEC is reportedly looking at the possibility of playing two conference games in December, according to Jon Rothstein.

There is nothing official as of yet, but according to Rothstein, the league is expected to continue further discussion about the topic in the coming days.

That would mean that two of the 18 total conference games would be played in December, with the remaining 16 games being played after the new year as usual. In recent years, the Big Ten and ACC have started having conference games in November and December, so it’s not unheard of for a Power 5 conference to have early-season league games.

The reason for the SEC wanting two conference games in December is to get the most amount of flexibility due to coronavirus, in case games need to be canceled or rescheduled.

To coincide, the Big 12 is also looking at doing the same possibility of playing two conference games in December.

The SEC/Big 12 challenge is still a go right now, which is aiming to take place in its normal time of late January.

However, there is no word if those games would take place in a bubble or not.

If this comes to pass, who from the SEC would you like to see the Kentucky Wildcats play in December?