SEC Championship

Atlanta, GA (CBS46) It's a rivalry that dates back to the 1800's as Georgia will square off against Alabama in the SEC Championship Game with a berth in the College Football Playoff at stake.

History

The schools first played against each other in 1895 with the teams facing off 68 times since then. Georgia won the first meeting between the schools 30-6 in Columbus, Georgia.

Alabama leads the all-time series 39-25-4.

Although the teams have played only a few times since the conference split into Eastern and Western divisions in 1992, two games have had championships on the line. 

In 2012, the teams played in the championship game. Alabama won that match-up 32-28 and went on to defeat Notre Dame in the National Championship game.

Georgia finished the season with a 45-31 win over Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl.

The teams also squared off in the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game with the Crimson Tide overcoming a 13-0 deficit to win 26-23 in overtime.

Alabama has won the last four meetings between the schools.

Watch on CBS46

You can watch Saturday's game on CBS46 with the pregame beginning at 3 p.m. Also catch our post game coverage starting after the game's conclusion.

Tickets

Meanwhile, tickets to the game are almost impossible to find and officials are warning those wanting to attend to be vigilant of fake tickets.

Real tickets will have distinguishing features like a SEC holographic foil strip, words that appear and disappear as you tilt the ticket and embossed white yards lines and lettering.

Copyright 2018 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.