UCF Opens 2017 Season Aug. 31, Thursday Night In Primetime In Front of National TV Audience

By  //  June 19, 2017

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. Against FIU

ABOVE VIDEO: HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 UCF Football Spring Game

HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 UCF Football Spring Game

Nationally Televised On CBS Sports Network

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (UCF KNIGHTS) – The American Athletic Conference, CBS Sports Network and UCF Athletics have announced that the Knights’ season-opening football game vs. FIU will be played Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m.

The contest will be part of an opening-night American Athletic Conference doubleheader, with Memphis and Louisiana-Monroe following the UCF-FIU tilt.

With the change to the FIU contest, UCF’s four September home games will all kick off at 6 p.m. or later.
All game times that have not yet been determined will likely be announced 12 days prior to the contest, with television partners reserving limited rights to slide some announcements to a six-day window.

The following is a look at the 2017 UCF Football schedule:

Aug. 31 – FIU – Spectrum Stadium – 6 p.m. (CBSSN)
Sept. 9 – Memphis – Spectrum Stadium – 8 p.m. (ESPNews)
Sept. 16 – Georgia Tech – Spectrum Stadium – 7:30 p.m. (ESPNews)
Sept. 23 – at Maryland – College Park, Md. – TBA
Sept. 30 – Maine – Spectrum Stadium – 6:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
Oct. 7 – at Cincinnati – Cincinnati, Ohio – TBA
Oct. 14 – East Carolina – Spectrum Stadium – TBA
Oct. 21 – at Navy – Annapolis, Md. – 3:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
Nov. 4 – at SMU – Dallas, Texas – TBA
Nov. 11 – UConn – Spectrum Stadium – TBA
Nov. 18 – at Temple – Philadelphia, Pa. – TBA
Nov. 24 – USF – Spectrum Stadium – TBA (ABC/ESPN Networks)

*Home Games In BOLD

The second season of UCF Football under head coach Scott Frost is just around the corner. Fans can explore all of the new ticket options at Spectrum Stadium by visiting WeRiseandConquer.com or calling 407-823-1000.