April 16, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama football team will face West Virginia in the 2014 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at 2:30 p.m. (CDT) on Saturday, August 30. The game will be televised nationally on ABC and ESPN2.
The Crimson Tide will be playing in the Chick-fil-A Kickof for the fourth time. Alabama defeated Virginia Tech 35-10 to open the 2013 season and also defeated Clemson (34-10) in 2008 and Virginia Tech (34-24) in 2009 in the Georgia Dome.
Under head coach Nick Saban, UA has played in five previous neutral site regular season games. The Tide lost to Florida State in Jacksonville in 2007 (21-14) and opened the 2012 campaign with a 42-14 win over Michigan in the Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium. Alabama is also slated to open the 2015 season against Wisconsin in the Cowboys Classic.
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Below is a list of game times and television coverage announced by ABC/ESPN on Wednesday:
Thursday, Aug. 28:
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game: Boise State vs. Ole Miss on ESPN - 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30:
2014 Croke Park Classic: Penn State vs. Central Florida on ESPN2 - 7:30 a.m.
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game: West Virginia vs. Alabama on ABC/ESPN2 - 2:30 p.m.
Cowboys Classic: Florida State vs. Oklahoma State on ABC - 7 p.m.
AdvoCare Texas Kickoff: Wisconsin vs. LSU on ESPN - 8 p.m.