We are still a few months away from the start of the college football season, but that hasn’t done anything to slow down the anticipation of opening weekend. With college football fans anxious for the start of the season, ESPN has announced kickoff times for six games, including five that take place on opening weekend. Every game will feature at least one SEC team.
Seven out of the twelve teams in the games on ESPN are represented in the top 25 rankings – No. 1 Alabama, No. 6 Georgia, No. 10 South Carolina, No. 11 Clemson, No. 13 LSU, No. 17 TCU and No. 25 Vanderbilt.
ESPN will continue to announce start times throughout the coming months.
Here is the list of kickoff times (all times are ET):
Thursday, Aug. 29
6 p.m. – North Carolina at South Carolina
9:15 p.m. — Ole Miss at Vanderbilt
Saturday, Aug. 31
5:30 p.m. – Virginia Tech vs. Alabama (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Atlanta)
8 p.m. – Georgia at Clemson (ABC)
9 p.m. – TCU vs. LSU (Cowboys Classic, Dallas)
Thursday, Oct. 24
7:30 p.m. – Kentucky at Mississippi State