UofL FOOTBALL | Cards to Face Alabama in Prime Time

05/16/2018 10:45 AM

Louisville football’s 2018 season opener against Alabama on Saturday, Sept. 1 has been scheduled for 8 p.m. ET, the ACC announced on Wednesday.

The non-conference match-up will air nationally on ABC.

The Cards’ and Crimson Tide’s battle will be the 2018 Camping World Kickoff Game, and will take place in Orlando, Fla.

It will be the first time in UofL football history that the Cards will open the season against the defending national champions.

September’s match-up will be the fourth-ever meeting between the two programs. Alabama holds a 2-1 series lead.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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