It just means more (bowl teams). See where all 13 SEC schools will play this winter.

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Donn Rodenroth/For The Telegraph

The Southeastern Conference’s motto is “It just means more.” As far as the 2021 postseason goes, it’s factual.

A record 13 teams from the league — every member except Vanderbilt — will play in a bowl game this winter. Here’s where every school will go, who their opponent will be and other information pertinent to each game.

College Football Playoff bowls

x-Cotton Bowl (Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m., ESPN; Arlington, Texas): Alabama (12-1) vs. Cincinnati (13-0)

x-Orange Bowl (Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN; Miami, Fla.): Georgia (12-1) vs. Michigan (12-1)

Other Selection Committee bowls

Sugar Bowl (Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN; New Orleans, La.): Ole Miss (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-2)

SEC affiliated bowls

y-Citrus Bowl (Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC; Orlando, Fla.): Kentucky (9-3) vs. Iowa (10-3)


Liberty Bowl (Dec. 28, 6:45 p.m., ESPN; Memphis, Tenn.): Mississippi State (7-5) vs. Texas Tech (6-6)

Duke’s Mayo Bowl (Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m., ESPN; Charlotte, N.C.): South Carolina (6-6) vs. North Carolina (6-6)

Music City Bowl (Dec. 30, 3 p.m., ESPN; Nashville, Tenn.): Tennessee (7-5) vs. Purdue (8-4)

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl (Dec. 31, 11 a.m., ESPN; Jacksonville, Fla.): Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Wake Forest (10-3)

Outback Bowl (Jan. 1, noon, ESPN2; Tampa, Fla.): Arkansas (8-4) vs. Penn State (7-5)

Texas Bowl (Jan. 4, 9 p.m., ESPN; Houston, Texas): LSU (6-6) vs. Kansas State (7-5)


Armed Forces Bowl (Dec. 22, 8 p.m., ESPN; Fort Worth, Texas): Missouri (6-6) vs. Army (8-3)

Gasparilla Bowl (Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., ABC; Tampa, Fla.): Florida (6-6) vs. Central Florida (8-4)

Birmingham Bowl (Dec. 28, noon, ESPN; Birmingham, Ala.): Auburn (6-6) vs. Houston (11-2)

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