Tennessee opener set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 3

Tennessee opener set for 6 p.m. on Sept. 3

July 20th, 2011 by David Paschall in Local - Breaking News

HOOVER, Ala. - Tennessee's football season opener against Montana will be on pay-per-view and will kick off at 6 p.m. Eastern on Sept. 3.

Under the league's current television contracts with CBS and ESPN, each SEC school is allowed one game per season on pay-per-view. Television for Tennessee's ensuing games against Cincinnati on Sept. 10 (3:30 on ESPN2) and Florida on Sept. 17 (3:30 on CBS) were announced in late May at the league's spring meetings.

Georgia announced today that its one pay-per-view game will be against visiting Coastal Carolina on Sept. 17. The game will kick off at 1 p.m.

For more information, read Thursday's Times Free Press.