KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Southeastern Conference released the early season television schedule on Tuesday, and the kickoff times for the first three 2013 Tennessee football games have been finalized.
The Vols’ season opener against Austin Peay on Aug. 31 is set for a 6 p.m. ET kickoff and is a pay-per-view broadcast. Additionally, the Tennessee–Western Kentucky game on Sept. 7 has been set for a 12:21 p.m. ET kickoff and will be broadcast on the SEC Network.
As previously announced, Tennessee’s game at Oregon on Sept. 14 will be a 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT kickoff and will air on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The game will be the Vols’ first on the West Coast since opening the 2008 campaign at the Rose Bowl against UCLA. UT and Oregon met in Knoxville on Sept. 11, 2010.
Information on pay-per-view ordering for the Austin Peay game, as well as channel numbers, will be announced at a later date.