CBS has announced a major change to its college football television schedule for this fall. It involves the network's "SEC on CBS" package.
For the first time in nearly a decade, Alabama and LSU will not play in prime time. CBS revealed today that the SEC doubleheader on Sept. 21 will feature an 8 p.m. ET kickoff.
That means that Georgia and Notre Dame will be shown at night that week. On Nov. 9, when Alabama and LSU face off, they will do so in the afternoon.
The last time that happened was back in 2010.
While fans of both programs are no doubt unhappy with this news, LSU fans should be encouraged for one reason. In 2010, the last time the Tigers played 'Bama in the daytime, they beat the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide.
Alabama has won the last eight matchups in the series, dating back to the BCS National Championship Game in January 2012.
As for Georgia-Notre Dame, it will mark the first time the Fighting Irish will play an SEC team on the road since winning at Tennessee in 2004.
Georgia won its last meeting against the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium two years ago.