Alabama’s New 2020 Schedule
The SEC mixed up everyone's schedules this fall once the conference decided to opt for a conference only football schedule. Today the conference announced the new order and dates for the 2020 schedule. Earlier in the day it was announced the Tide would open the season on the road against one of newly added opponent, Missouri. The rest of the schedule is as follows.
The Crimson Tide will have its first home game on Oct. 3, hosting No. 13 Texas A&M in the second week. The Tide will then head to Oxford to play Ole Miss in the third week on Oct. 10. Alabama will then host No. 4 Georgia in the fourth week of the season on Oct. 17. The final week of October, Alabama will play Tennessee in Neyland Stadium.
The Tide will get four weeks in a row against former Nick Saban assistants, taking on Jimbo Fisher, Lane Kiffin, Kirby Smart and Jeremy Pruitt back-to-back-to-back-to-back.
Alabama will celebrate Coach Saban's birthday in week six by hosting Mike Leach and the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Oct. 31.
Alabama then will enjoy a BYE week Nov. 7 on the seventh week of the year.
The Tide will travel to No. 5 LSU week eight of year, one week after the game was originally scheduled. Both teams enjoy a BYE week prior to the high profile matchup.
Kentucky at home is up next for the Crimson Tide, the other new SEC opponent added to Alabama's schedule.
The Iron Bowl is scheduled on week 10 in Tuscaloosa, on Thanksgiving week. Late in the year for the two rivals but not the final game as it usually is. Alabama hosts No. 11 Auburn on Nov. 28.
Lastly Alabama finishes up on the road at Arkansas on Dec. 5.
- Week 1 - 9/26 - at Missouri
- Week 2 - 10/3 - vs. Texas A&M
- Week 3 - 10/10 - at Ole Miss
- Week 4 - 10/17 - vs. Georgia
- Week 5 - 10/24 - at Tennessee
- Week 6 - 10/31 - vs. Mississippi State
- Week 7 - 11/7 - BYE
- Week 8 - 11/14 - at LSU
- Week 9 - 11/21 - vs. Kentucky
- Week 10 - 11/28 - vs. Auburn
- Week 11 - 12/5 - at Arkansas