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CBS Sports to Televise Alabama-Auburn Game


Monday, November 08, 2004

Antonio Carter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The annual Alabama-Auburn football game will be televised by CBS Sports to a national audience with kickoff set for 2:34 p.m. (CT) from Tuscaloosa's Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The 2004 Alabama-Auburn will be the 30th televised game in series history, dating back to the first televised game in th series in 1964.  The Crimson Tide owns a 17-12 (.586) record in the previous 29 televised games against the Tigers.
In addition, the Alabama-Auburn game has been televised 24 times in the last 25 year, with the 1993 game being the exception.
The first televised game in this historic series was aired by NBC Sports in 1964.  Since then the game has also been televised by ABC Sports, ESPN and CBS Sports.
The Auburn game will mark the Crimson Tide's eight television appearance this season.  This Auburn game will also mark the Tide's third game on CBS this season, joining the Arkansas and Tennessee games.
Other SEC games televised on Nov. 20 are South Carolina at Clemson (JP, ACC package at 11 a.m. CT) and Florida at Florida State (ESPN, ACC package, 6:45 p.m. CT).
Any announcement involving Jefferson-Pilot and/or ESPN2 with remaining games - Arkansas at Miss. State, Tennessee at Vanderbilt or Ole Miss at LSU will be made on Tuesday by the league office.