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The SEC on CBS is the brand name of CBS' college football package owned by CBS Sports. The television network broadcasts games in the Southeastern Conference of Division I-A NCAA football. The package's title sponsor is currently Home Depot. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... CBS Sports is a division of CBS which airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products. ...

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Past history

CBS has historically aired fewer college games than the other networks, but it broadcast some important games in the 1980s, such as the classic Boston College-Miami game that ended with Doug Flutie's Hail Mary on November 23, 1984. The network aired Big East games from 1996-2000, and since 1996 has broadcast SEC games. For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ... The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Douglas Richard Doug Flutie (b. ... A Hail Mary pass or Hail Mary play in American football is a forward pass made in desperation, with only a very small chance of success. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... The 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season saw an aerial attack (in a college version of the West Coast offense), as undefeated Brigham Young won the national championship as decided in an unanimous AP Poll. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of seventeen universities in the northeastern, southeastern and midwestern United States. ... The 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with the Florida Gators crowned National Champions, but not as unanimously as the Bowl Alliance would have hoped. ... The 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with fans singing Oklahoma! as the Sooners claimed the first national championship of the new millennium, and their first conference championship since the departure of Barry Switzer. ... The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is a college athletic conference headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, which operates in the southeastern part of the United States. ...


CBS aired the Bowl Alliance (a precursor to the Bowl Championship Series), with the exception of the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl from 1995-1997. CBS aired the Cotton Bowl during the mid-90's as well. During the three-year history of the Bowl Alliance, CBS aired the 1996 Orange Bowl between ACC Champion Florida State and Notre Dame, the 1996 Fiesta Bowl, which was the national championship game between #1 Nebraska and #2 Florida, the 1997 (played 12/31/06) Orange Bowl between Big East Champion Virginia Tech and Nebraska, the 1997 Fiesta Bowl between 10-2 Penn State and Big 12 Champion Texas, the 1998 Fiesta Bowl between Kansas State and Big East Champion Syracuse, led by Donovan McNabb, and the 1998 Orange Bowl between #2 Nebraska and #3 Tennessee. The Bowl Alliance was an agreement among college football bowl games for the purpose of trying to match the top two teams in a national championship bowl game and to provide quality bowl game matchups for the champions of its member conferences. ... BCS Logo 2006-Present with logo of Television Rightsholder Fox Broadcasting Company The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other in the BCS National Championship Game, with the winner being the BCS national champion. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... This article is about the American football game. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with a split championship for the third time in the 1990s. ... The Cotton Bowl can refer to: The Cotton Bowl annual college football game The Cotton Bowl stadium that plays host to the above football game and other events. ... The Bowl Alliance was an agreement among college football bowl games for the purpose of trying to match the top two teams in a national championship bowl game and to provide quality bowl game matchups for the champions of its member conferences. ... The Orange Bowl can refer to: The Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, Florida. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[6] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... This article is about the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... The Orange Bowl can refer to: The Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, Florida. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of thirteen universities, mostly in the northeastern United States: Boston College (scheduled to leave in 2005) University of Connecticut (UConn) Georgetown University (Plays Division I-AA football in the Patriot League) University of Notre Dame (Plays Division I-A football... This article or section should include material from Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities, and six are health institutions. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private nonsectarian research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Orange Bowl can refer to: The Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, Florida. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system. ...


Typical games

The games aired on this package are the premiere SEC matchups of the week. Top teams like the Florida Gators, Georgia Bulldogs, LSU Tigers, Alabama Crimson Tide, Arkansas Razorbacks, Auburn Tigers, and Tennessee Volunteers usually appear on these telecasts. Florida Gators is the team name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. ... University of Georgia athletics logo The University of Georgia (UGA) has one of the nations top athletic programs, competing in the Southeastern Conference. ... LSU (Louisiana State University) is a member of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and the Southeastern Conference. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... The Arkansas Razorbacks, also known as the Hogs, are the names of college sports teams at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. ... The Auburn Tigers is the name given to several sports teams of Auburn University. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the primary institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee system, Tennessees flagship public university. ...


During the Regular season, typical games that shown every year include Florida-Tennessee, Florida-Georgia, Auburn-Georgia, Auburn-Alabama, LSU-Arkansas, and LSU-Auburn. In addition, Florida-Florida State and Georgia-Georgia Tech alternate each year depending on which SEC team is at home. Since 2001, the SEC Championship Game has been televised by CBS. The 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season saw the hurricane winds blow again as the University of Miami, the team of the 80s, returned to form winning the national title. ... This article covers the SEC championship football game. ...


Non-SEC Games

CBS also broadcasts a few matchups outside of the SEC. Broadcasts include the Army-Navy Game, and in even-numbered years the contest between Notre Dame and Navy when played at a neutral site as Navy's home game. Notre Dame home games are exclusive to NBC. CBS also broadcasts the Sun Bowl and beginning in 2007, the Gator Bowl. M*A*S*H, see The Army-Navy Game (M*A*S*H episode). ... Notre Dame helmet The Fighting Irishman Interlocking ND Symbol The University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish, sometimes called Notre Dame or the Irish, is an American football team that competes as an Independent school in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A and represents the University of Notre Dame... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. ... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. ... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Brut Sun Bowl is an annual college football bowl game that is played usually at the end of December in El Paso, Texas. ... The Toyota Gator Bowl is an annual college football bowl game that is played at ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. ...


Game schedules

2001

  • September 15 Tennessee at Florida 3:30
  • NOTE: GAME POSTPONED DUE TO 9/11 TERRORIST ATTACKS
  • September 22 Arkansas at Alabama 3:30
  • September 29 Mississippi State at Florida 3:30
  • October 6 Georgia at Tennessee 12:00
  • October 6 Florida at LSU 3:30
  • October 13 South Carolina at Arkansas 3:30
  • October 20 Tennessee at Alabama 3:30
  • October 27 Georgia vs. Florida 3:30
  • November 3 LSU at Alabama 3:30
  • November 10 Auburn at Georgia 3:30
  • November 17 Alabama at Auburn 3:30
  • November 17 Florida State at Florida 8:00
  • November 23 Arkansas at LSU 2:30
  • November 24 Vanderbilt at Tennessee 3:30
  • December 1 Navy vs. Army 11:45
  • December 1 Tennessee at Florida 4:30
  • December 8 SEC Championship: Tennessee vs. LSU 8:00
  • December 31 Sun Bowl: Purdue vs. Washington State 2:00

2002

  • September 7 Miami at Florida 5:15
  • September 14 Georgia at South Carolina 3:30
  • September 21 Florida at Tennessee 3:30
  • September 28 Kentucky at Florida 3:30
  • October 5 Florida at Mississippi 3:30
  • October 5 Georgia at Alabama 3:30
  • October 12 Tennessee at Georgia 3:30
  • October 19 South Carolina at LSU 3:30
  • October 26 Georgia at Kentucky 3:30
  • November 2 Tennessee at South Carolina 3:30
  • November 9 Notre Dame vs. Navy 12:00
  • November 9 Miami at Tennessee 3:30
  • November 16 Georgia at Auburn 3:30
  • November 23 Auburn at Alabama 3:30
  • November 29 LSU at Arkansas 2:30
  • November 30 Georgia Tech at Georgia 3:30
  • December 4 Army vs. Navy 12:00
  • December 4 SEC Championship: Arkansas vs. Georgia 6:00
  • December 31 Sun Bowl: Washington vs. Purdue 2:00

2003

  • August 30 Southern California at Auburn 6:00
  • September 20 Tennessee at Florida 12:00
  • September 20 Georgia at LSU 3:30
  • September 27 Arkansas at Alabama 3:30
  • October 4 Alabama at Georgia 3:30
  • October 11 Florida at LSU 3:30
  • October 18 Florida at Arkansas 3:30
  • October 25 Tennessee at Alabama 3:30
  • November 1 Georgia vs. Florida 3:30
  • November 8 Mississippi at Auburn 3:30
  • November 15 Auburn at Georgia 3:30
  • November 22 LSU at Mississippi 3:30
  • November 28 Arkansas at LSU 2:30
  • November 29 Florida State at Florida 3:30
  • December 6 Navy vs. Army 4:00
  • December 6 SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU 8:00
  • December 31 Sun Bowl: Minnesota vs. Oregon 2:00

2004

  • September 18 LSU at Auburn 3:30
  • September 18 Florida at Tennessee 8:00
  • September 25 Alabama at Arkansas 3:30
  • October 2 Arkansas at Florida 12:00
  • October 2 LSU at Georgia 3:30
  • October 9 Tennessee at Georgia 3:30
  • October 16 Notre Dame vs. Navy 12:00
  • October 16 Arkansas at Auburn 3:30
  • October 23 Alabama at Tennessee 3:30
  • October 30 Florida vs. Georgia 3:30
  • November 6 Notre Dame at Tennessee 3:30
  • November 13 Georgia at Auburn 3:30
  • November 20 Auburn at Alabama 3:30
  • November 26 LSU at Arkansas 2:30
  • November 27 Georgia Tech at Georgia 3:30
  • December 4 Army vs. Navy 2:30
  • December 4 SEC Championship: Auburn vs. Tennessee 6:00
  • December 31 Sun Bowl: Arizona State vs. Purdue 2:00

2005

  • September 17 Alabama at South Carolina 3:30
  • September 17 Tennessee at Florida 8:00
  • September 24 Florida at Kentucky 3:30
  • October 1 Florida at Alabama 3:30
  • October 8 Georgia at Tennessee 3:30
  • October 15 Alabama at Mississippi 12:00
  • October 15 Florida at LSU 3:30
  • October 22 Tennessee at Alabama 3:30
  • October 29 Georgia vs. Florida 3:30
  • November 5 Alabama at Mississippi State 3:30
  • November 12 LSU at Alabama 3:30
  • November 19 Alabama at Auburn 3:30
  • November 25 Arkansas at LSU 2:30
  • November 26 Florida State at Florida 3:30
  • December 3 Navy vs. Army 2:30
  • December 3 SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU 6:00
  • December 30 Sun Bowl: Northwestern vs. UCLA 2:00

2006

  • September 16 LSU at Auburn 3:30
  • September 16 Florida at Tennessee 8:00
  • September 23 Alabama at Arkansas 3:30
  • September 30 Alabama at Florida 3:30
  • October 7 Arkansas at Auburn 12:00
  • October 7 LSU at Florida 3:30
  • October 14 Mississippi at Alabama 3:30
  • October 21 Alabama at Tennessee 3:30
  • October 28 Notre Dame vs. Navy 12:00
  • October 28 Florida vs. Georgia 3:30
  • November 4 LSU at Tennessee 3:30
  • November 11 South Carolina at Florida 3:30
  • November 18 Auburn at Alabama 3:30
  • November 24 LSU at Arkansas 2:30
  • November 25 Georgia Tech at Georgia 3:30
  • December 2 Army vs. Navy 2:30
  • December 2 SEC Championship: Arkansas vs. Florida 6:00
  • December 29 Sun Bowl: Oregon State vs. Missouri 2:00
  • January 1, 2007 Gator Bowl: West Virginia vs. GA Tech 1:00

2007

  • September 15 Tennessee at Florida 3:30
  • September 22 Georgia at Alabama 3:30
  • September 29 FSU vs. Alabama or Auburn at Florida 5:00
  • October 6 Georgia at Tennessee 3:30
  • October 6 Florida at LSU 8:00
  • October 13 ALA/MISS or GA/VANDY 3:30
  • October 20 Tennessee at Alabama 3:30
  • October 27 Georgia vs. Florida 3:30
  • November 3 LSU at Alabama 5:00
  • November 10 AUB/GA or ARK/TENN or FLA/SC 3:30
  • November 17 KY/GA or VANDY/TENN or LSU/MISS 3:30
  • November 23 Arkansas at LSU 2:30
  • November 24 Alabama at Auburn 1:30
  • November 24 Florida State at Florida 5:00
  • December 1 Navy vs. Army 12:00
  • December 1 SEC Championship Game at Atlanta 4:00
  • December 31 Sun Bowl at El Paso 2:00
  • January 1, 2008 Gator Bowl at Jacksonville 1:00

Commentators

The current #1 commentators for the telecasts, which traditionally air either Saturday afternoons or evenings, are Verne Lundquist (play-by-play), Gary Danielson (color), and Tracy Wolfson (sideline reporter). The current #2 commentators are Craig Bolerjack (play-by-play) and Steve Beuerlein (color). Former commentators on the telecasts include Sean McDonough and Todd Blackledge. Verne Lundquist (born July 17, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American sportscaster, currently employed by the CBS television network. ... Gary Danielson is a retired American football quarterback of Armenian decent[1]. He played for the Detroit Lions from 1976 to 1984 and for the Cleveland Browns in 1985, 1987 and 1988. ... Tracys headshot Tracy Wolfson, a University of Michigan graduate, is a sideline reporter for CBS for college football, college basketball and the U.S. Open since 2004. ... Craig Bolerjack is an American sportscaster. ... Stephen Taylor Beuerlein (born March 7, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is a former football quarterback who during his NFL career played for the Los Angeles Raiders (1988-89), Dallas Cowboys (1991-92), Arizona Cardinals (1993-94), Jacksonville Jaguars (1995), Carolina Panthers (1996-2000) and Denver Broncos (2001-03). ... Sean McDonough (born May 13, 1962) is an American television sportscaster. ... Todd Blackledge (b. ...


Theme music

The intensely bombastic, highly energetic and catchy theme music[1][2] used on The SEC on CBS has been used since 1987. The 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Miami winning its fourth National Championship during the 80s, cementing its claim as one of the decades top teams. ...


See also

College football on television includes the broadcasting of college football games, as well as pre- and post-game reports, analysis, and human-interest stories. ...

References

  1. ^ TV Theme - CBS, College Football.wav
  2. ^ CBSCFB1.ZIP 303856 09Jan99 | CBS College Football (90?)

External links

  • NCAA Football - CBS SportsLine.com
  • secsports.com

 
 

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