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Football Season Opener vs. Western Carolina Set for 6:07 p.m. Kickoff



Tuscaloosa, Ala. ?? The University of Alabama football team will open its 2007 season against Western Carolina under the lights at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Director of Athletics Mal Moore announced today that Alabama’s game against Western Carolina on September 1 will be produced by the Crimson Tide Sports Network for pay-per-view distribution with kickoff set for 6:07 p.m. central time.

CTSN’s pay-per-view telecast will be anchored by the network’s Chris Stewart, who will be joined in the booth by former Tide quarterback Tyler Watts with sideline reports from Barry Krauss.

Fans will be able to order the Crimson Tide Pay-Per-View telecasts through their local cable company. The game also will be available on DirecTV and the Dish Network.