TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ?? With the announcement of a season-opening contest against Clemson University, the University of Alabama has finalized its 2008 football schedule. The Tide will host seven home games in Bryant-Denny Stadium, including the regular-season finale against rival Auburn on Nov. 29.
The schedule features eight teams that qualified for bowl games in 2007. Eight Southeastern Conference opponents are on the slate as is customary, including games against Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Tennessee, LSU, Mississippi State and Auburn.
Following the opener in Atlanta against Clemson on Aug. 30, the Tide plays its home opener in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 6 against Tulane. Alabama goes on the road for its SEC opener, travelling to Fayetteville, Ark., to face the Razorbacks on Sept. 20. The Tide’s league home opener is set for Oct. 4 against Kentucky.
Kentucky, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Auburn travel to Tuscaloosa for SEC contests, while Alabama will face road games against SEC opponents Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee and LSU.
Game times and television information have not been finalized for any of the Tide’s 2008 games. Ticket information will be made available at a later date.
2008 Crimson Tide Football Schedule
||Atlanta, Ga. |
||Fayetteville, Ark. |
||Athens, Ga. |
||Knoxville, Tenn. |
||Baton Rouge, La. |
*Denotes SEC games