'SEC Nation' announces Week 9 destination
“SEC Nation” is traveling to a familiar neutral site: The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. The SEC Network’s traveling pregame show is once again heading to Jacksonville, Florida for Week 9 as No. 1 Georgia takes on SEC East rival Florida.
Laura Rutledge shared the news on Friday’s “The Paul Finebaum Show” in Oxford. “Marty and McGee” will also broadcast from Jacksonville.
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) October 22, 2021
The last six seasons (2015-2020), the winner of the “Cocktail Party” has gone on to play in the SEC Championship Game as the SEC East champion. Georgia, currently in the driver’s seat in the division, is out for revenge after Florida’s 44-28 victory last season snapped UGA’s 3-year streak in the rivalry clash.
The Bulldogs and Gators are each on Week 8 byes. Kickoff for Oct. 30 is set for 3:30 p.m. ET, airing on CBS.