VIDEO: Florida State Seminoles To Face Alabama, Miami Hurricanes In Prime Time On ABC
By Tim Linafelt, Seminoles.com Senior Writer // June 12, 2017
first time Jimbo Fisher will face Nick Saban
ABOVE VIDEO: Alan Zlotorzynski of Space Coast Daily and Space Coast Daily Sports Talk speaks with FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher about spring practice and the upcoming schedule, incuding the opener vs. the Alabama Crimson Tide.
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The details of Florida State’s 2017 football schedule are beginning to take shape.
The ACC will have six football games that will be nationally televised on ESPN or ABC during the first three weeks of the season and, as usual, the Seminoles are heavily featured.
In one of the most highly-anticipated openers in recent college football history, Florida State will begin the season in prime time, when it meets the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta.
The game is set for an 8 p.m. kickoff and will be nationally televised by ABC.
FSU and Alabama are two of college football’s elite programs over the last decade, and a win for either could jumpstart a run to the College Football Playoff.
The contest will also mark the first meeting between Alabama coach Nick Saban and his former protégé, FSU’s Jimbo Fisher, since Fisher became the Seminoles’ head coach in 2010. (The two met in 2007, when Fisher was the Seminoles’ offensive coordinator. FSU beat Alabama, 21-14, in Jacksonville.)
Official game times!
9/2 vs. Alabama | 8 pm | ABC
9/16 vs. Miami | 8 pm | ABC pic.twitter.com/tymKTKFchk
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ABOVE VIDEO: In one of the most highly-anticipated openers in recent college football history, Florida State will begin the season in prime time, when it meets the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta.
2017 Florida State Football Schedule
Sept. 2, vs. Alabama, 8 p.m. (ABC)*
Sept. 9 vs. ULM
Sept. 16 vs. Miami, 8 p.m. (ABC)
Sept. 23 vs. North Carolina State
Sept. 30 at Wake Forest
Oct. 14 at Duke
Oct. 21 vs. Louisville
Oct. 27 at Boston College
Nov. 4 vs. Syracuse
Nov. 11 at Clemson
Nov. 18 vs. Delaware State
Nov. 25 at Florida
*Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta
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