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Saturday May 31, 2014SEC Nation Coming to Gainesville September 13

Gainesville, Fla.

SEC Nation, the new traveling, Saturday morning college football show on the SEC Network, will make its first trip to Gainesville on Saturday, Sept. 13, for the Gators Southeastern Conference opener against Kentucky. The show will air live from 10 a.m. to noon from a location to be determined on the University of Florida campus.


Kickoff for the Kentucky game will be at 7:30 p.m. and air on the SEC Network. Fans can get more information about the SEC Network and find out how to get the network by going to the official web site.


The SEC Nation lineup was revealed today in Nashville, Tenn., at the Music City Sports Festival. Previously announced host Joe Tessitore and former Gator quarterback Tim Tebow will be joined each week by talk radio host Paul Finebaum and former LSU and NFL star, Marcus Spears.


“Our SEC Nation team encompasses the veteran voices our fans expect and insider knowledge they deserve. Paul and Marcus bring a variety of experiences that will complement Joe and Tim, providing viewers with a high-caliber, full view of SEC matchups each week,” said Stephanie Druley, vice president, production for college networks.


Also, more sites for SEC Nation’s early season schedule were revealed adding to the previously announced appearances at South Carolina on August 28 and Auburn on August 30. The show will begin its September slate in Nashville, Tenn., home to Vanderbilt University and travel to all 14 SEC schools by season’s end. The schedule:



Time (ET)


Thu, Aug. 28

4 – 6 p.m.

South Carolina/Columbia, S.C.

Sat, Aug. 30

10 a.m. - noon

Auburn/Opelika, Ala.

Sat, Sept. 6

10 a.m. - noon

Vanderbilt/Nashville, Tenn.

Sat, Sept. 13

10 a.m. - noon

Florida/Gainesville, Fla.

Sat, Sept. 20

10 a.m. - noon

Alabama/Tuscaloosa, Ala.


Beginning August 28, the SEC Network will air 45 college football games this season and feature a game from all 14 teams in the SEC at their home stadium in the first four weeks. Full details.

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