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Kickoff Times Revealed for Kentucky Football's Early-Season Matchups

Kickoff Times Revealed for Kentucky Football's Early-Season Matchups

Week One Kickoff 2024
Kickoff Week 2-3 2024

The Southeastern Conference announced the full television schedule for the first three weeks of the 2024 football season on Thursday, as the league wrapped up its annual spring meetings in Destin, Fla.

Kentucky will have prime tv window kickoff times each of the first three weeks, kicking off at 7:45 p.m. ET Week One vs. Southern Miss on SEC Network.

The Wildcats will have network TV national spotlights early in the season. Week Two the Wildcats will open SEC play vs. South Carolina at 3:30 p.m. on ABC. UK will host Georgia at 7:30 p.m. ET on ABC Week Three.

Eight home games and a matchup with first-time league foe Texas highlight Kentucky’s football schedule in 2024 The Wildcats will begin the season with four straight home games at Kroger Field, which includes two SEC foes in South Carolina and Georgia.

The schedule, which is a combination of four nonconference games and eight conference games, features home appointments against Southern Miss, South Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Murray State and Louisville.

New this year is the debut of a new scheduling format for SEC games across all ESPN platforms, with the opportunity for teams and fans to know approximate start times for the entire season. Television windows (i.e., Early 12 to 1 p.m. ET start, Afternoon 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. ET start, or Night 6 to 8 p.m. ET start) will be announced for all remaining SEC-controlled games on Tuesday, June 11, with select games tagged as Flex games between the Afternoon and Night windows. SEC Now: Inside the 2024 Schedule premieres at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 11 to break down the full SEC schedule. Following The Paul Finebaum Show that day, the show will re-air at 7 p.m.

Kentucky Football 2024 Schedule
SEC Football Broadcast Information
Each SEC institution will continue to play one non-conference game of their choosing on the ESPN+/SEC Network+ digital platform. Those remaining games not contained in today’s announcement will be released on June 11.

2024 Kentucky Football season tickets are on sale now, with prospective new season ticket holders able to work together with a personal ticketing consultant to compare and purchase available seat locations by submitting a request at this link or by contacting the UK Sales Office at (800) 928-2287 (Option 1). Fans are also able to access to the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue for 360-degrees views from inside Kroger Field.

UK Athletics and REVELxp have teamed up once again this year to offer turnkey, hassle-free tailgating for Kentucky football fans! All tailgates are located steps away from Kroger Field and offer a variety of package offerings to accommodate all groups. To learn more about tailgate packages, click here.

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