Alabama football TV and kickoff time set for 2021 home opener against Mercer
The first three weeks of the 2021 football season are scheduled for Alabama.
The Crimson Tide will face Mercer in its second game of the season on Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. CT in Tuscaloosa on SEC Network, the SEC announced Thursday.
The kickoff times for the first and third games of the season have been announced already. Alabama will face Miami in its season opener at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 in Atlanta on ABC. Then in the third week, the Crimson Tide will travel to Gainesville to face the Gators at 2:30 p.m. on Sept 18. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
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The rest of the schedule's kickoff times and broadcast information have not yet been announced.
The Crimson Tide and Mercer have faced each other three times. Alabama has never lost to the Bears. The last time the two teams played in 2017, the Crimson Tide won 56-0. Former Alabama quarterbacks Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa completed seven passes and three touchdowns apiece in the game.