The return of Verne

CBS announces the first part of its SEC broadcast schedule.

Saturday, Sept. 5: Louisville vs. Auburn (3:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 12: Georgia at Vanderbilt (3:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Sept. 19: Auburn at LSU (3:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 31: Florida vs. Georgia (3:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Nov. 7: SEC Game of the Week doubleheader (3:30 p.m., 8 p.m.)

Saturday, Nov. 14: SEC Game of the Week doubleheader (noon, 3:30 p.m.)

Friday, Nov. 27:Missouri vs. Arkansas (2:30 p.m.)

Saturday, Dec. 5: SEC Championship Game (4 p.m.)

I wonder when Vandy was last on CBS.

In total, CBS will air 17 games featuring SEC teams, including the annual Florida vs. Georgia showdown on Saturday, Oct. 31, consecutive doubleheaders on Nov. 7 and Nov. 14, and the SEC Championship Game, which is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m.

Here’s a look at the highlights from the 2015 SEC on CBS schedule as it currently stands (all times ET). The remainder of the slots will be filled six to 12 days prior to their respective kickoffs throughout the regular season.



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35 responses to “The return of Verne

  1. Columbus Dawg

    Folks have been waiting for the Bama/UGA matchup ever since the 2012 SEC game. Does someone else have the rights? This would seem a no -brainer to anyone with money as their biggest reason to televise college football games.


  2. Uninvited

    The UGA/Vandy game from a few years ago was on CBS, I believe. The Ray Drew ejection, Wilson targeting game.

    I think it was a noon kick, but was on CBS. I remember hearing that all SEC games have to be on CBS every 3 years or so…one of the stipulations of the TV contract.


    • Castleberry

      “all SEC games have to be on CBS every 3 years or so” – Did you mean all SEC teams? You are right that it was on CBS…

      Wasn’t that ref in Oh Brother Where Art Thou?


      • Dawg93

        Matt Moore is his name – believe he just retired from officiating as well.


        • 69Dawg

          Good riddance to bad rubbish.


        • Mayor

          I believe Matt Moore was also secretly shown the door by the SEC. IMHO he was just as bad as Penn Wagers, just sneakier about how he went about it. In the Georgia-Vandy game above he was pulling out his flag BEFORE Drew hit the QB. Some on this blog speculated at the time that he was pulling the flag to throw it against a Vandy O-lineman who was clearly holding on that play and changed his mind in mid-toss and used it to call targeting on Drew. I personally believe he had already made up his mind he was going to flag Drew on the play before Drew even hit the guy and was going to do so no matter what Drew did. Watch the game replay and you decide for yourselves.


      • Pete



    • HVL Dawg

      I think every now and then CBS gets a twofer weekend.


    • Uninvited, you are correct. I was thinking “CBS at 3:30”, but didn’t type that. My bad.


  3. Dawg in Beaumont

    A couple of good news items from this announcement:

    Georgia/South Carolina will likely be a home game in Athens since Auburn/LSU is the 3:30 CBS game

    Georgia @ Auburn will likely not be a night game since that is a noon/3:30 CBS double header day and our game will likely be one of the two chosen.


    • JCDAWG83

      Ga/SC will definitely be a home game in Athens, did you mean noon? God I hope it’s not a noon game.


    • Lakatos Intolerant

      Like where your head’s at…home @ night and road @ 3:30/earlier…can’t stomach the thought of another USC ’12. #mentalbabyism


  4. Castleberry

    Here’s to us not having to root for Bert 11/27.


  5. D.N. Nation

    The Ex-Georgia Player Bowl being shown on CBS is interesting; I always figured that’d be on ESPN.


  6. Russ

    It’s Georgia-Florida. Get it right, CBS.


  7. HVL Dawg

    Louisville…. cough, cough.. vs. Auburn gack, cough, puke.

    Who are you going to pull for? I guess I’m gonna go with the Cardinals there. cough, gack, puke.


  8. David K

    Why would they pick UGA Vandy over LSU at Miss State?