1997 SEC Championship Game

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For the SEC men's basketball championship, see 1998 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament.
1997 SEC Championship Game
Conference Championship
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1997 SEC Championship logo.
1 2 3 4 Total
Tennessee 7 3 13 7 30
Auburn 13 7 9 0 29
Date December 6, 1997
Season 1997
Stadium Georgia Dome
Location Atlanta, Georgia
MVP QB Peyton Manning, Tennessee
Favorite Tennessee by 7[1]
Attendance 74,896
United States TV coverage
Network ABC
Announcers: Keith Jackson play-by-play
Bob Griese color
SEC Championship Game
 < 1996  1998
1997 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Tennessee x   7 1         11 2  
#10 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
#4 Florida   6 2         10 2  
South Carolina   3 5         5 6  
Kentucky   2 6         5 6  
Vanderbilt   0 8         3 8  
Western Division
#11 Auburn xy   6 2         10 3  
#13 LSU x   6 2         9 3  
#22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
Mississippi State   4 4         7 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 7  
Arkansas   2 6         4 7  
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.

References[edit]

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

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