1997 SEC Championship Game
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|1997 SEC Championship Game|
1997 SEC Championship logo.
|Date||December 6, 1997|
|MVP||QB Peyton Manning, Tennessee|
|Favorite||Tennessee by 7|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers:||Keith Jackson play-by-play
Bob Griese color
|SEC Championship Game
|1997 SEC football standings|
|#7 Tennessee x†||7||–||1||11||–||2|
|#11 Auburn xy||6||–||2||10||–||3|
|#13 LSU x||6||–||2||9||–||3|
|#22 Ole Miss||4||–||4||8||–||4|
|Championship: Tennessee 30, Auburn 29|
|† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1997 SEC Championship Game was won by the Tennessee Volunteers 30-29 over the Auburn Tigers. The game was played in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on December 6, 1997 and was televised to a national audience on ABC.
- "SEC Championship History". Retrieved 27 November 2012.