Finally the SEC Football season is about to begin and week 1 has some stellar matchups, so let's get the season underway!

Thursday August 30

Northwestern State at Texas A&M - 7:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: SEC Network

A lot of changes for the Aggies this year. With the firing of Kevin Sumlin comes the hire of Jimbo Fisher, returning to the SEC after leaving LSU in 2006. How the Aggies look in his SEC head coaching debut?

Saturday September 1

Coastal Carolina at South Carolina - 11:00 AM (CST)
Where you can watch: SEC Network

A battle of the Carolinas kicks off the season for the Gamecocks. After a successful season last year, finishing second in the SEC East, South Carolina looks to be on the top this year. Their possible journey to the top starts Saturday.

Ole Miss vs Texas Tech - 11:00 AM (CST)
Where you can watch: ESPN

Ole Miss kicks off its season out of conference this year. After a 6-6 season last year, the Rebels look to make some noise in the SEC West this year. With a new look team, Matt Luke enters his second year with cautious optimism.

Central Michigan at Kentucky - 2:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: ESPNU

The Kentucky Wildcats look to contend in the SEC East this year. While they started off strong last year, the Cats faltered in the second half of the year and ended on a sour note with a bowl loss. The Wildcats begin their season against the Chippewas.

UT Martin at Missouri - 3:00 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: SEC Network

Missouri will be an interesting team this year. With Drew Lock at the helm, the Tigers look like they'll have a stellar offense. Can the start off strong this season, instead of stumbling?

Eastern Illinois at Arkansas - 3:00 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: SEC
Network

Arkansas had an interesting offseason. Gone is Bret Bielema, in is Chad Morris from SMU. With uncertainty abound, the Razorbacks take the field against Eastern Illinois, hoping to turn a few heads.

Charleston Southern at Florida - 6:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: SEC Network

It's a new year for the Gators, as Dan Mullen comes to Florida from Mississippi State. After Mullen's success with Tim Tebow, Gator fans hope he can do the same with QB situation. Will the Gators stun in the their first showing?

Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt - 6:30 PM (CST)
Where can you watch: SEC Network

Vanderbilt enters the season with high hopes. After starting off strong last season, they were derailed in the 4th week and began to stumble from there. But with a win over the rival Vols, the Commodores ended on the right foot. Can Vanderbilt shock the East this season?

Stephen F. Austin at #18 Miss St - 6:30 PM (CST)
Where can you watch: ESPNU

Mississippi State enters as a contender in the SEC West this year. With a new head coach in Joe Moorhead, and a stellar offense returning, things could be looking up for the Bulldogs. But with Nick Fitzgerald suspended, the second string QB will be on display. How will he handle the starting job?

Tennessee vs #17 West Virginia - 2:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: CBS

Tennessee was not in form last season. Failing to win a single SEC game last season, Vol fans were not happy in the slightest. But with Jeremy Pruitt taking the helm, will things change? Their first test comes in the form of West Virginia.

#9 Auburn vs #6 Washington - 2:30 PM (CST)
Where can you watch: ABC

A marquee matchup this week, the Huskies and Tigers meet in Atlanta. Both of these teams have College Football Playoff dreams, and this a challenge to open the season. Who will prevail, Washington? Or Auburn?

Austin Peay vs #3 Georgia - 2:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: ESPN

Georgia came incredibly close last year to winning a national title. But that was last year and now a clean slate has been presented for the Bulldogs. They start their new season against the Governors of Austin Peay.

Sunday September 2

#8 Miami vs #25 LSU - 6:30 PM (CST)
Where you can watch: ABC

LSU and Miami met in a battle of two different coaching situations. Mark Richt has brought the U back to prominence, while many LSU fans are questioning Ed Orgeron at the helm. Can LSU pull off the upset? Or will Miami dominate the Tigers?