PHOTOS: The Day Before The SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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SEC banners hang inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia and Auburn logos on the big screen inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia and Auburn logos on the big screen inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The 50 yard line inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia head coach Kirby Smart and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn pose for photos with the SEC Championship trophy at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) Georgia offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason (10) look up into Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A Georgia logo on the field inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia running backs coach Dell McGee leads his unit at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia outside linebacker Lorenzo Carter (7) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith (3) speaks with Georgia inside linebackers coach Glenn Schumann at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) and Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason (10) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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A Auburn logo on the field inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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The Georgia sideline inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Georgia tailback Nick Chubb (27) Georgia tailback Sony Michel (1) and Georgia running back D'Andre Swift (7) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson (21) at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium during a walk through in Atlanta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks with the media at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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