DURHAM, N.C. – The 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff game will begin at 3:30 p.m., according to a combined announcement by the Southeastern Conference and ESPN on Thursday. Duke will face Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, August 31 for this year’s event.
The contest will be broadcast on ABC, the Blue Devils’ first game on the network since downing Indiana 44-41 in overtime to capture the 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl title.
Duke now has kickoff times for its first four games of the season with the Chick-fil-A Kickoff, the home opener versus North Carolina A&T (September 7/6 p.m.), the season’s first road game at Middle Tennessee (September 14/7 p.m.) and the Friday night clash at Virginia Tech (September 27/7 p.m.).
Season tickets, or tickets for the Alabama clash, may be purchased by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 919-681-BLUE or online at GoDuke.com/FootballTix.