The good, bad, and the ugly of SEC-only schedule for Alabama football
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On Thursday, the Southeastern Conference decided that football must go on.
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Despite the Coronavirus pandemic, athletic directors, presidents and Commissioner Greg Sankey all agreed to a 10-game, conference-only schedule for this season. While the start the campaign will be pushed to Saturday, Sept. 26, schools within the SEC Western Division will be able to add teams from the SEC East to replace the non-conference games on the slate.
When it comes to the University of Alabama, it will face Georgia to open its season at Bryant-Denny Stadium and it pulled Florida and Vanderbilt from the East. After months of fear and uncertainty, people are overjoyed to have football back.
Regardless of it having a tough schedule, the student-athletes for the Crimson Tide are ready to push the program back to a conference championship and the College Football Playoff.
With this being said, yours truly of Touchdown Alabama Magazine breaks down the good, bad, and the ugly of an SEC-only schedule for the Tide.
The first good thing about an SEC-only schedule is Nick Saban gets what he has always wanted.
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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.