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The SEC ON CBS 2012 football schedule features a total of fifteen games during the network's 12-week season, highlighted by a rematch of Alabama vs. LSU in primetime on Saturday, November 3rd.

LSU's sports information director announced via Twitter this season's matchup between the Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide will be a primetime game.

"It's Saturday NIGHT in Tiger Stadium! CBS officially announces that @lsufball will host Alabama at 7 p.m. in Death Valley on Nov. 3," tweeted Michael Bonnette.

The two teams last met in the BCS National Championship in New Orleans in January.

In its fourth year of a 15-year agreement with the SEC, CBS Sports continues to be the exclusive national network broadcaster of SEC home football games, including the SEC Championship Game. In showcasing the top conference match-ups in the package, CBS Sports will broadcast the "SEC Game of the Week."

CBS Sports kicks off the season on Saturday, Sept. 1 (9:00 AM, ET) with Notre Dame vs. Navy from Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to the SEC, CBS Sports also will broadcast Navy at Air Force for the second consecutive year on Saturday, Oct. 6 (11:30 AM, ET), the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday, Dec. 8 and the 78th

Sun Bowl on Monday, Dec. 31.

Highlights of 2012 schedule include:

(All Times ET)

Sept. 1 Notre Dame vs. Navy 9:00 AM

Oct. 6 Navy at Air Force 11:30 AM

Oct. 27 Georgia vs. Florida 3:30 PM

Nov. 3 SEC Doubleheader 3:30 PM

Alabama at LSU 8:00 PM

Nov. 10 SEC Doubleheader 12:00 NOON, 3:30 PM

Nov. 23 LSU at Arkansas 2:30 PM

Dec. 1 SEC Championship 4:00 PM

Dec. 8 Army vs. Navy 3:00 PM

Dec. 31 Sun Bowl 2:00 PM

All other "SEC Games of the Week" will be announced six-to-12 days prior to their broadcast date.

Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting from the sidelines, serve as CBS Sports' lead college football announce team.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, the Network's pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, will be broadcast in the half-hour format 12 times throughout the season, premiering on Saturday, Sept. 15 (3:00-3:30 PM, ET). Hosted by Tim Brando with analysts Spencer Tillman and Tony Barnhart, COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY presents highlights of all the day's action.

 

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