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1981 Southeastern Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 61-51-3, .543 W-L% (2nd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.49 (2nd of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.25 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Alabama and Georgia

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama and Georgia)

31 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (4) Alabama 24 @ Louisiana State 7
2 Sep 5, 1981 Sat (10) Georgia 44 Tennessee 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
3 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (12) Alabama 19 @ Kentucky 10
4 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (14) Mississippi State 29 Vanderbilt 9
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
5 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (10) Alabama 28 @ Vanderbilt 7
6 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (12) Mississippi State 28 Florida 7 Jackson, MS
7 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Tennessee 10 Auburn 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
8 Oct 3, 1981 Sat (11) Alabama 38 Mississippi 7
9 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Florida 24 @ Louisiana State 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
10 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Auburn 19 Louisiana State 7
11 Oct 10, 1981 Sat (11) Georgia 37 @ Mississippi 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
12 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (15) Alabama 38 Tennessee 19 Birmingham, AL
13 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Florida 49 Mississippi 3
14 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (9) Georgia 53 @ Vanderbilt 21
15 Oct 17, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 24 Kentucky 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
16 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (7) Georgia 21 Kentucky 0
17 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (9) Mississippi State 21 @ Auburn 17
18 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Vanderbilt 27 @ Mississippi 23
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
19 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (8) Alabama 13 (7) Mississippi State 10
20 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Auburn 14 Florida 12
21 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Louisiana State 27 Mississippi 27 Jackson, MS
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
22 Nov 7, 1981 Sat (4) Georgia 26 Florida 21 Jacksonville, FL
23 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Kentucky 17 @ Vanderbilt 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
24 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Florida 33 Kentucky 12
25 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (4) Georgia 24 Auburn 13
26 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Mississippi State 17 @ Louisiana State 9
27 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Tennessee 28 Mississippi 20
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
28 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Kentucky 21 Tennessee 10
29 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Mississippi 21 Mississippi State 17 Jackson, MS
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
30 Nov 28, 1981 Sat (4) Alabama 28 Auburn 17 Birmingham, AL
31 Nov 28, 1981 Sat Tennessee 38 Vanderbilt 34