Saturday night the Crimson Tide celebrated an SEC win over the Razorbacks, crowning them the SEC West Champions. By clinching the West, the Crimson Tide will face an all too familiar Bulldog team. Read on for the stats you need to know, deets on the game and how to snag yourself a ticket to the 2021 SEC Championship.
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Nick Saban will once again take on his former assistant, Kirby Smart. Alabama and Georgia played for the SEC Championship in 2018, resulting in an Alabama win. Followed by a second match up in the National Championship—also won by the Tide. For fans, this rivalry brings tensions, especially since they only meet once every 12 years, unless it is a face off for the SEC Championship.
As an Alabama fan and two-time grad myself, I can’t say I’m too fond of the ‘Dawgs.
Alabama and Georgia first met in 1895 and have since played 70 times. Alabama leads the series 41-25-4. The longest winning streak? You’re looking at it. The Tide has won the last six games.
Let’s see how these two teams stack up against each other this year.
|Rank||No. 3||No. 1|
|Total passing yards||3,785||2,628|
|Total rushing yards||1,733||2,217|
|Total touchdown passes||39||26|
|QB completion percentage||71%||64.9%|
|Field goal percentage||76.5%||80%|
|Extra point percentage||98.4%||98.2%|
SEC Championship kick off on December 4
Whether you’re a Crimson Tide fan, Bulldog fan or just a football fan—you won’t want to miss this game.
Did you know that Alabama leads the SEC in SEC Championships with 28 titles? Stay tuned to see if the Tide will add another SEC title to the mix.
- Date: Saturday, December 4
- Time: 3PM Central Time
- Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Atlanta, GA
- Watch the game on CBS
Head to ATL
You’ll hear University of Alabama students refer to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium as Bryant-Denny East. The Crimson Tide is no stranger to this stadium or the SEC Championship. You can expect plenty of UA students to make the drive up to support their team. Why not join them?
If you want to cheer on the Tide IRL (not through the TV screen)—snag your tickets now. Here are three sites to check out for SEC Championship tickets:
Bonus: The University of Alabama Million Dollar Band will be preforming in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade—don’t miss it!