Since last season’s selection of Alabama-LSU as the CBS primetime game, LSU let it be known that this year’s game would be in primetime. CBS made it official. Here is the press release.
CBS Selects Alabama at LSU for 7 p.m. Kickoff on Nov. 3 (via UA Media Relations)
Crimson Tide and Tigers will play in primetime for the second straight season
The kickoff time for Alabama’s 2012 football game with LSU has been set for 7 p.m. (CT) on Saturday, Nov. 3, with CBS Sports televising the contest to a national audience it was announced on Wednesday.
CBS also announced the Georgia/Florida game will be broadcast at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 27. CBS will once again televise the SEC Championships game on Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. The network will televise doubleheaders on Nov. 3, with a 2:30 p.m. game prior to the Tide and Tigers and an 11 a.m./2:30 p.m. doubleheader on Nov. 10.
Alabama will open the season on Sept. 1, with the Michigan Wolverines at 7 p.m. on ABC as part of the 2012 Cowboys Classic at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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Highlights of 2012 CBS schedule include:
(All Times CT)
Sept. 1 Notre Dame vs. Navy 8 a.m.
Oct. 6 Navy at Air Force 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 27 Georgia vs. Florida 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 SEC Doubleheader 3:30 p.m. Alabama at LSU 8 p.m.
Nov. 10 SEC Doubleheader 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 23 LSU at Arkansas 1:30 p.m.
Dec. 1 SEC Championship 3 p.m.
Dec. 8 Army vs. Navy 2 p.m.
Dec. 31 Sun Bowl 1 p.m.
All other “SEC Games of the Week” will be announced six-to-12 days prior to their broadcast date.