UK Athletics to Take Over SEC Network on July 20

LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second year in a row, the SEC Network is turning over its control room to the 14 Southeastern Conference schools as a part of its two-week SEC Takeover. UK Athletics’ day of 24-hour programming will take place July 20.

Starting at midnight on July 20, the SEC Network will feature classic games from UK’s men’s basketball, football and women’s basketball programs, a special with former Kentucky football star and current NFL linebacker Wesley Woodyard, Big Blue Review – a comprehensive look at all 22 sports at UK – and more. 



SEC schools are heavily involved in producing the more than 1,000 SEC Network + events streamed annually on WatchESPN, SECNetwork.com and the ESPN app. Every campus has at least one control room, fibered sports facilities and a bureau cam room. This year, more than 350 students gained national television experience contributing to those on-campus productions. 

During the SEC Network Takeover, the schools have the opportunity to create an entire day of greatest moments. Each school’s appointed date – drafted at random during The Paul Finebaum Show on May 17– and self-determined schedule can be found below:

  •  July 18 – Vanderbilt
  •  July 19 – Texas A&M
  •  July 20 – Kentucky
  • July 21 – LSU
  • July 22 – Missouri
  •  July 23 – Arkansas
  •  July 24 – Auburn
  •  July 25 – Florida
  •  July 26 – Georgia
  •  July 27 – Mississippi State
  •  July 28 – Ole Miss
  • July 29 – South Carolina
  •  July 30 – Tennessee
  •  July 31 – Alabama 
For the latest on the Kentucky athletics, follow @UKathletics on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and on the web at UKathletics.com