DESTIN, Fla. - Kickoff times were announced for several September football games for Auburn, Alabama, and Georgia on Thursday at the SEC Spring Meetings.
Auburn football's season opener against Utah State on Sept. 3 will kickoff at 11 a.m. CT and the Tigers' conference opener against Mississippi State on Sept. 10 will begin at 11:21 a.m. CT. ESPN or ESPN2 will televise the Utah State game with the SEC Network (WXTX Fox 54 in Columbus) airing the Mississippi State game. Both will be played at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
As previously announced, the Sept. 17 game at Clemson will air nationally on ABC (WTVM Sports Leader 9 in Columbus) and kickoff at 11 a.m. CT.
Alabama's Sept. 3 season opener against Kent State will be broadcast by the SEC Network (WXTX) with kickoff slated for 11:20 a.m. CT. It will mark the eighth time in the past decade, and the second year in a row, that the Crimson Tide has opened its season at home. Alabama's 2011 season and home opener marks the first meeting between the two teams.