Crimson Tide vs FSU: Notes, TV, Radio, Livestream Info and More

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The Alabama Crimson Tide faces off against the Florida State Seminoles this weekend in the 2017 Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game. Here is all the news, radio, television, and livestream information you need to cheer on the Tide.

No. 1 University of Alabama Crimson Tide vs No. 3 Florida State University – Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Time:  7p.m. Central Time
Location: Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Stadium Capacity: 75,000

  • Television Information: ABC
  • Television Announcers:  Play by play from Chris Fowler with analysis by Kirk Herbstreit in the booth; Maria Taylor and Tom Rinaldi on the sidelines.
  • Radio Info: Crimson Tide Sports Network (Eli Gold as Play-by-Play announcer, Phil Savage as color analyst, and Chris Stewart as sideline reporter). ESPN Radio (Bill Rosinki as play-by-play announcer, analyst David Norrie, and Ian Fitzsimmons as sideline reporter).
  • Livestream Info: Watch ESPN
  • Vegas Odds: (via Alabama (-7.0) at press time.
  • Next up for Alabama: Fresno State at Bryant-Denny Stadium, September 9, 2017. 2:30pm kickoff on ESPN2.

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Alabama opens the 2017 campaign ranked number one in both the Associated Press Preseason Poll and the Amway Coaches Poll. Florida State begins the new season as the number three team in both polls.

SEE MORE: Alabama Game Notes

Series History

Alabama and Florida State will meet for the fifth time in the history of the two storied programs. The Crimson Tide holds a 2-1-1 advantage in the series, but the Seminoles were vicious in the last pairing, claiming a 21-14 victory on September 29, 2007, in Jacksonville, Florida. The series began on October 23, 1965, when UA earned a 21-0 victory in Tuscaloosa. The two teams then tied, 37-37, on September 23, 1967, in Birmingham to open the season, before meeting again on October 12, 1974, in Tuscaloosa, where the Tide would claim an 8-7 win at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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SEE MORE: FSU Game Notes

Based on the preseason AP Poll, Florida State’s matchup with Alabama is the first to feature two top-three teams in a season opener. The game will be the fourth top-five season-opening matchup since 1986. Florida State is 9-1 against SEC opponents under head coach Jimbo Fisher. The Seminoles have won three of their last four matchups against ranked teams.

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Roll Tide!