Saturday's showdown was also the top sporting event of the day in terms of viewership, even beating out Game 6 of the World Series.
"I looked at Nancy and I said honey, pack your bags for Tuscaloosa."
On Saturday, CBS drew an average of 11.557 million viewers for the Alabama-Tennessee game.
Alabama-Arkansas drew an average of 5.828 million viewers, making it the most-watched Alabama-Arkansas game in 12 years.
Florida v. Tennessee earned the network 5.571 million viewers and their most watched broadcast of the season.
But as Sports Illustrated notes, that theme isn't exclusive to the SEC.
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“Jenny and Sherree are talented, knowledgeable and respected reporters and we are excited to elevate their roles for our college football coverage,” said Harold Bryan, Executive...
"Time will tell, but Ourand’s not making claims that seem completely out of the realm of possibility for the next year in sports media."
"We plan to be involved in the business of college football, big-time college football, going forward."