The SEC, it just means more... teams continuing its season.
The SEC's representation in bowl games this season will not be small. 13 of the 14 teams finished the season bowl eligible; not only is that the most in SEC history. but also the most out of any Power 5 conference this season...
10 SEC teams made bowl games this year. While the landscapes of bowl season are ever-changing, as seen with the withdrawal of Tennessee from the Liberty Bowl yesterday, these matchups are all subject to change. Still, some of the bowl matchups featuring SEC teams are among the most intriguing of the postseason.
Alabama is set to take on the Missouri Tigers in its season opening game this Saturday at Faurot Field. Last week, first-year head coach of the Tigers, Eli Drinkwitz announced his team would be without 12 scholarship players due to COVID-19 protocols. After meeting with the media today, Drinkwitz clarified that after more testing the Tigers would only be without just seven players after several players were removed from the quarantine list.