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SEC announces times and TV channels for first 3 weeks of 2021 season

Get ready for lots of Kentucky football on the SEC Network.

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The SEC has announced game times and TV channels for the first three weeks of the 2021 regular season.

The Kentucky Wildcats’ season opener will come Sept. 4th vs. Louisiana Monroe at noon ET on the SEC Network.

The following week will be the Wildcats’ SEC opener, as they’ll host the Missouri Tigers at 7:30 pm ET on the SEC Network.

Week 3 will see Kentucky host Chattanooga at noon ET on ESPN+ and SEC Network+ via digital streaming.

This comes after Kentucky announced plans to have full capacity at home football games this fall.

2021 SEC Schedule Weeks 1-3

September 2 (Thursday)

  • Bowling Green at Tennessee SECN 8:00 ET

September 4

  • La. Monroe at Kentucky SECN 12:00 ET
  • Rice at Arkansas ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 2:00 ET
  • Alabama vs. Miami (Atlanta) ABC (Chick-fil-A Kickoff) 3:30 ET
  • La. Tech at Miss. State ESPNU 4:00 ET
  • Central Michigan at Missouri SECN 4:00 ET
  • Eastern Illinois at South Carolina ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 7:00 ET
  • Akron at Auburn ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 7:00 ET
  • Georgia vs. Clemson (Charlotte) ABC (Duke’s Mayo Classic) 7:30 ET
  • Florida Atlantic at Florida SECN 7:30 ET
  • Kent State at Texas A&M ESPNU 8:00 ET
  • East Tennessee at Vanderbilt ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 8:00 ET
  • LSU at UCLA FOX 8:30 ET

September 6 (Monday)

  • Ole Miss vs. Louisville (Atlanta) ESPN (Chick-fil-A Kickoff) 8:00 ET

September 11

  • Alabama State at Auburn SECN 12:00 ET
  • Pittsburgh at Tennessee ESPN 12:00 ET
  • Florida at South Florida ABC 12:00 ET
  • South Carolina at East Carolina ESPN2 12:00 ET
  • UAB at Georgia ESPN2 3:30 ET
  • Texas A&M vs Colorado (Denver) FOX 3:30 ET
  • Mercer at Alabama SECN 4:00 ET
  • Texas at Arkansas ESPN 7:00 ET
  • NC State at Miss. State ESPN2 or ESPNU 7:00 ET
  • Missouri at Kentucky SECN 7:30 ET
  • Austin Peay at Ole Miss ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 7:30 ET
  • McNeese State at LSU ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 8:00 ET
  • Vanderbilt at Colorado State CBSSN 10:00 pm ET

September 18

  • New Mexico at Texas A&M SECN 12:00 ET
  • Chattanooga at Kentucky ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 12:00 ET
  • Southeast Missouri at Missouri ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 12:00 ET
  • Tennessee Tech at Tennessee ESPN+/SECN+ (Digital) 12:00 ET
  • Alabama at Florida CBS 3:30 ET
  • Georgia Southern at Arkansas SECN 4:00 ET
  • Miss. State at Memphis ESPN2 4:00 ET
  • South Carolina at Georgia ESPN 7:00 ET
  • Central Michigan at LSU SECN 7:30 ET
  • Auburn at Penn State ABC 7:30 ET
  • Tulane at Ole Miss ESPN2 8:00 ET
  • Stanford at Vanderbilt ESPNU 8:00 ET