1996 SEC Championship Game

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For the SEC men's basketball championship, see 1996 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
1996 SEC Championship Game
Conference Championship
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1996 SEC Championship logo.
1 2 3 4 Total
Alabama 7 7 14 2 30
Florida 6 18 14 7 45
Date December 7, 1996
Season 1996
Stadium Georgia Dome
Location Atlanta, Georgia
MVP QB Danny Wuerffel, Florida
Favorite Florida by 14½[1]
Referee Aster "Cat" Sizemore
Attendance 74,132
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Nielsen ratings 7.0
SEC Championship Game
 < 1995  1997
1996 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x   8 0         12 1  
#9 Tennessee   7 1         10 2  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   3 5         4 7  
Georgia   3 5         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#11 Alabama xy   6 2         10 3  
#12 LSU x   6 2         10 2  
#24 Auburn   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   2 6         5 6  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
Championship: Florida 45, Alabama 30
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 SEC Championship Game was won by the Florida Gators 45-30 over the Alabama Crimson Tide. The game was played in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on December 7, 1996 and was televised to a national audience on ABC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEC Championship History". Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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