Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Roquan Smith (3), head coach Kirby Smart, and Georgia teammates celebrate after defeating the Auburn Tigers 28-7 during the SEC Football Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Did you know the SEC was once headquartered in Mississippi?
Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Roquan Smith (3), head coach Kirby Smart, and Georgia teammates celebrate after defeating the Auburn Tigers 28-7 during the SEC Football Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Did you know the SEC was once headquartered in Mississippi? Curtis Compton TNS
Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Roquan Smith (3), head coach Kirby Smart, and Georgia teammates celebrate after defeating the Auburn Tigers 28-7 during the SEC Football Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Dec. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Did you know the SEC was once headquartered in Mississippi? Curtis Compton TNS

Bet you didn’t know the SEC once called Mississippi home. It’s true.

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