“SEC ON CBS” LINE-UP STUFFED FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND WITH NO. 1 FLORIDA VS. FLORIDA ST AND NO. 2 ALABAMA VS. AUBURN. These two games will give any college football fan a reason not to move from screen this weekend. But more importantly give you a look at the ‘Big Game’ Dec. 5 between Florida and Alabama for the SEC Championship.
CBS Sport’ Thanksgiving weekend coverage of SEC college football kicks off on Friday, Nov. 27 (2:30-6:00 PM, ET) with undefeated and *No. 2-ranked Alabama at Auburn and continues on Saturday, Nov. 28 (3:30-7:00 PM, ET) with Florida State taking on undefeated and No. 1-ranked Florida.
On Friday, Craig Bolerjack and Steve Beuerlein call the action for the Alabama-Auburn contest from Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. Steve Scheer produces and Jim Cornell directs.
Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Tracy Wolfson, CBS Sports’ lead college football announce team, handle the call for Florida State-Florida from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. Craig Silver, the Network’s coordinating producer of college football, produces and Steve Milton directs.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, the Network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show on both Friday and Saturday is hosted by Tim Brando along with analysts Spencer Tillman and Tony Barnhart. COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY will keep viewers updated on all the games throughout the afternoon with scores and highlights. Vin DeVito produces and Linda Malino directs. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
On Saturday, CBS College Sports Network’s SEC TAILGATE (2:00 PM, ET), is live from the University of Florida’s campus in Gainesville prior to the Florida State-Florida matchup. This week’s show is broadcast from just outside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium between Gates 1 and 2. Former University of Florida quarterback Shane Matthews joins CBS College Sports Network as a guest analyst. Veteran SEC announcer Dave Baker hosts
SEC TAILGATE, and is joined by CBSSports.com’s Lauren Shehadi. CBS Sports’ Sam Ryan anchors coverage from New York with former Tennessee Head Coach Phillip Fulmer and Brian Jones serving as analysts.
Both games will be streamed live and free of charge on CBSSports.com. Each week CBS Sports’ SEC Game of the Week is available exclusively on CBSSports.com and also can be accessed through a link on the websites of all CBS affiliates.
Following the games on Saturday, CBS COLLEGE SPORTS NETWORK recaps the day with the SEC POSTGAME SHOW (8:30 PM, ET), providing a recap of all the news, scores and highlights from around the SEC. Ryan serves as host along with Jones and Fulmer. Stephan Van Engen produces.
RBR/TVBR observation: Post your pick below on who you think will WIN the SEC? Florida or Alabama. Reminder: 2008 ended with Florida 31, Alabama 20. RBR-TVBR picks Florida as they have one extra running back in Tim Tebow. This will be a high scoring game in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome on Dec. 5 at 4:00pm EST.
(source: information provided by CBS Sports)