Tennessee football’s home opener vs. Austin Peay on Sept. 9 will kick off at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN+/SEC Network+ from Neyland Stadium, it was announced on Tuesday.
The first three kickoff times are now set for the Volunteers, who open the season a week earlier on Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. CT/noon ET vs. Virginia from Nissan Stadium in Nashville. The opener will be televised by ABC.
Tennessee’s SEC opener on Sept. 16 at Florida is slated for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The Vols carry a nine-game home winning streak into the Austin Peay contest. Tennessee outscored opponents 387-152 and drew six straight sellouts to close 2022 in Neyland Stadium.