Auburn and Clemson will kick off the 2012 season at 7 p.m. ET on Sept. 1 in the Georgia Dome, a possible matchup of preseason Top-25 teams that has attracted the attention of the big networks and will air on ESPN.
“Over these incredible 48 hours, all eyes will be on Atlanta as we open the season like never before with our first-ever double hosting of Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games,” said Gary Stokan, Chick-fil-A Bowl president and CEO. “This will be an epic showcase of these four great teams and their fans to a national audience on ESPN and ESPNU.”
North Carolina State and Tennessee will play the first game of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 31 and be broadcast on ESPNU.
All tickets to Auburn’s season opener are being sold through the university ticket office.