Alabama football kickoff and TV time set for 2021 Florida game
Alabama football will play at Florida on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS during the third week of the season. It's the first SEC matchup for the Crimson Tide. The network announced the kickoff time Wednesday.
The game will be at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, where Alabama is 9-2 against the Gators and hasn't played since 2011. Alabama is 26-14 all-time against Florida and 7-1 under Nick Saban.
The teams played in the SEC Championship Game last season, with Alabama winning 52-46 and claiming its 28th conference championship.
Alabama opens the season against Miami at 2:30 p.m. CT on Sept. 4 on ABC in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
The SEC on CBS annual doubleheader with a night game is Saturday, Oct. 9, when Alabama travels to Texas A&M. TV selections for those games have not been announced.
The SEC Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 4, will kick off at 3 p.m. CT, also on CBS.
In other CBS games, Georgia and Florida's annual rivalry matchup in Jacksonville is on Oct. 30. A second SEC doubleheader, with no teams set, will take place Saturday, Oct. 16. Missouri plays at Arkansas on Friday, Nov. 26, before the SEC regular season concludes the next day.
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