CBS SPORTS’ 2021 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE AND WINDOWS ANNOUNCED, HIGHLIGHTED BY “SEC ON CBS”

 

All Games to be Broadcast on the CBS Television Network and Streamed on Paramount+

 

SEC ON CBS Schedule Kicks Off Sept. 18 with Rematch of Last Year’s SEC Championship Between Alabama and Florida

 

All Three Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy Games to Air on CBS, Starting with Air Force-Navy on 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and Concluding with Army-Navy on Dec. 11

 

CBS Sports has announced its 2021 college football broadcast schedule and windows, which presents a total of 21 games, including five doubleheaders and features college football’s highest-rated television package, the SEC ON CBS.

 

Coverage will be available to viewers across the country on the CBS Television Network and will stream live on Paramount+.

 

The 2021 SEC ON CBS schedule totals 15 games, including the SEC Championship on Saturday, Dec. 4 (4:00 PM, ET).

 

This year’s SEC ON CBS schedule begins on Sept. 18 with a rematch of last season’s epic SEC Championship between defending National Champion Alabama and Florida.

 

The annual rivalry game between Georgia and Florida will take place on Oct. 30.

 

In addition to the traditional Saturday SEC ON CBS Game of the Week at its familiar 3:30 PM, ET time slot, there will be a primetime SEC doubleheader on Oct. 9 and an afternoon SEC doubleheader the following weekend on Oct. 16. SEC ON CBS games are announced six-to-12 days prior to their broadcast date.

 

CBS Sports’ college football schedule kicks off on Sept. 11 at 3:30 PM, ET with Air Force facing Navy on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. This season, all three Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy games will be broadcast on CBS, with Army vs. Air Force from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on Nov. 6 (11:30 AM, ET) and the annual Army-Navy classic from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Dec. 11 (3:00 PM, ET).

 

This year’s CBS Sports college football schedule features a total of five doubleheaders. In addition to the two SEC ON CBS doubleheaders (Oct. 9 and Oct. 16), there will be doubleheaders on Saturday, Sept. 25, Saturday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 27. On Sept. 25, the action will begin with a Mountain West showdown between Boise State and Utah State (Noon, ET) followed by the SEC ON CBS Game of the Week (3:30 PM, ET). On Nov. 6, Army will face Air Force in the early game (11:30 AM, ET) followed by the SEC ON CBS Game of the Week (3:30 PM, ET). And on the Friday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 27), it will be a Mountain West matchup between Boise State and San Diego State (Noon, ET) along with an SEC rivalry game as Missouri visits Arkansas (3:30 PM, ET).

 

CBS’ 2021 college football schedule concludes with the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl on Friday, Dec. 31.

 

Brad Nessler and Gary Danielson, along with reporter Jamie Erdahl, are CBS Sports’ lead college football announce team. Gene Steratore is the rules analyst.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, the Network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, returns with host Adam Zucker alongside analysts Rick Neuheisel and Brian Jones.

 

CBS Sports Digital will also provide additional college football coverage throughout the season on a variety of platforms, including CBSSports.com, the CBS Sports app, and CBS Sports HQ, the 24/7 streaming sports news service.

 

Following is CBS Sports’ 2021 college football schedule, including SEC ON CBS games and broadcast windows:

 

DATE

TIME (ET)

GAME

Saturday, Sept. 11

3:30 PM

AIR FORCE at NAVY

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept. 18

3:30 PM

ALABAMA at FLORIDA

 

 

 

Saturday, Sept. 25

12:00 NOON

BOISE STATE at UTAH STATE

 

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 2

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 9

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME TBD

 

8:00 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday Oct. 16

12:00 NOON

SEC ON CBS GAME TBD

 

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 23

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 30

3:30 PM

GEORGIA vs. FLORIDA

 

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 6

11:30 AM

ARMY vs. AIR FORCE

 

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 13

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 20

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Friday, Nov. 26

12:00 NOON

BOISE STATE at SAN DIEGO STATE

 

3:30 PM

MISSOURI at ARKANSAS

Saturday, Nov. 27

3:30 PM

SEC ON CBS GAME OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Saturday, Dec. 4

4:00 PM

SEC CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

 

Saturday, Dec. 11

3:00 PM

ARMY – NAVY

 

 

 

Friday, Dec. 31

12:30 PM

TONY THE TIGER SUN BOWL

 

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Media Contact:

Randall Liu, randall.liu@cbs.com