By AJ Schoenfield and Mark SnyderThe Crimson Tide is off to its best start since its inaugural season in the SEC in 2015.
After a 5-1 start, Alabama has now beaten 10 SEC teams and earned its first SEC East title since 2013.
The Crimson Tide’s record over the last three weeks: 3-1.SEC Media Days has been a great way for Alabama fans to get a look at some of the new additions and the talent around the program.
Here are a few highlights from Alabama’s opening weekend:1.
SEC Media Days 2018: The Crimson Den and its own fans will have plenty to look forward to.SEC Network’s coverage will be live on Saturday, with Alabama’s first game of the year against Florida, as well as the SEC Championship Game on Dec. 31.SEC.com will have live coverage of all the action, including all the latest SEC news, all in one place.
The SEC Network schedule will be available for free at www.seattletimes.com.2.
SEC.com: Alabama will be making its first-ever appearance at the SEC Championships.
The Tide will make its first appearance at a major tournament since 2011.
The only other team to play in the tournament was LSU in 2010.3.
SEC Network: SEC Network’s new studio will be a huge upgrade over the current facility.
A state-of-the-art facility, the new studio features more than 800 square feet of space for live studio coverage and digital video, a state- of-the art sound system and a full-size press box.4.
SEC Live: The SEC Championship game will be played on the SEC Network.
The game will air on Dec 1, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. on ESPNU.
The SEC Championship will mark the SEC’s third title since 2011 and will be the SEC Conference’s first title since 1997.
The last time the conference played a title game was in 2006, when Alabama won the SEC title with a 56-46 victory over Texas A&M.
Alabama is also set to face another SEC opponent in Florida on Dec 5.
The Gators will be facing off against the SEC champions on a neutral site in Gainesville, Florida.
The Crimson and Gators will meet in a double-overtime thriller that will feature an additional three teams from the SEC.
The Gators and Tide will be playing their first SEC games since 2014 when the two teams split a rematch of the 2013 College Football Playoff national championship game.
Florida was the winner and Alabama was the runner-up.
In addition to the title game, Florida is set to play two other games this season.
Florida will play Arkansas on Dec 9 and LSU on Dec 12.
The teams will play for the SEC West title in each of the next two years.