UofL FOOTBALL | Cards To Face Ole Miss in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

09/19/2017 01:41 PM

The Louisville football team will face Ole Miss for the first time in school history during the 2021 season, as both teams will square off in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game inside Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The exact date will be determined at a later date.

“To have the opportunity to play in this game again for the second time is a huge win for our program,” said UofL Vice President and Director of Athletics Tom Jurich.

It will be the second time that the Cardinals will have played in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. In 2015, UofL fell to Auburn 31-24.

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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