2. Thanksgiving Weekend
It seems like Mars right now in terms of distance, but the weekend of November 28th will get here at some point.
For fun’s sake, let’s just say everything goes smoothly with the election, COVID testing is as simple as hocking a loogie and waiting ten minutes, and we get through eight games of SEC football with everyone safe and fine.
Sweet fancy Moses does Thanksgiving weekend look massive.
There could be some tweaking of things if the Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State can be moved to its normal Thanksgiving Day slot – this year on November 26th – but Mike Leach vs. Lane Kiffin will be a thing no matter when it’s played.
It’s supposed to be Auburn at Alabama weekend, and even that might take a backseat to LSU at Texas A&M if the Aggies turn into a power player – they go to Auburn the final week.
Under the radar is the suddenly-interesting Kentucky at Florida game – this is no longer just the Gator given it used to be.
Georgia going to South Carolina is a revenge game, and Tennessee at Vanderbilt should be a war if the Commodore defense is as good as expected.
Arkansas at Missouri might not be the marquee game, but the two new head coaches will each – likely – be desperately searching for a win.
If this all really happens …