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Laura Rutledge Will Take Over For Maria Taylor At The SEC Network

She'll be taking over prominent roles on the SEC Network.

The SEC Network has a new host.

With Maria Taylor set to take over for Sam Ponder on College GameDay and Saturday Night Football telecasts, Laura Rutledge is set to take over for her at the SEC Network and on Thursday night games.

The Big Lead reported the news late Sunday night.

Per the source, Laura Rutledge (right in above photo), who joined SEC Network in 2014, will be the host of SEC Nation this season. Rutledge has been a reporter for SEC Nation, hosted the program SEC Now, and was the sideline reporter for the ESPN Thursday night college football broadcast team with Dave Flemming and Jesse Palmer last year.

Rutledge joined the SEC Network in 2014. She attended the University of Florida.