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USF Bulls football on ESPN Primetime vs. Alabama

TAMPA (USF) – The USF Bulls will receive primetime ESPN television coverage against Alabama on Saturday, Sept. 7. The game will be played in Tuscaloosa with a 7 p.m. kickoff.

In 2023, the Bulls faced the 10th ranked Crimson Tide 17-3 at Raymond James Stadium that drew 4.8 million viewers on ABC. The 2024 game marks USF’s second trip to Alabama, as the Bulls fell 40-17 in the first game of the 2003 season at Legion Field in Birmingham.

The 2023 season saw the Bulls program produce the best six-game turnaround and a Boca Raton Bowl rout of Syracuse (45-0) in its first season under head coach Alex Golesh.  USF’s 2024 home games start with an Aug. 31 match against Bethune-Cookman. That game will be broadcast on ESPN+ with 7pm kickoff. The Bulls then travel to Southern Mississippi on Sept.14 for another 7pm start on ESPN+.

There are also two confirmed Friday prime-time games, Oct. 11 vs. Memphis in Raymond James Stadium and a Nov. 1 contest at Florida Atlantic.  The remaining kickoff times and television coverage are expected to be made on a weekly basis as part of the American Athletic Conference’s 12-day selection process.

2024 USF Football Schedule Kickoff / TV

  • Aug. 31                vs. Bethune-Cookman      7 PM/ESPN+

  • Sept. 7                 @ Alabama                                     7 PM/ESPN

  • Sept. 14               @ Southern Miss                            7 PM/ESPN+

  • Sept. 21               vs. Miami                   TBA

  • Sept. 28               @ Tulane*                                            TBA

  • BYE WEEK 6

  • Fri., Oct. 11        vs. Memphis*         7 PM/ESPN

  • Oct. 19                  vs. UAB* Homecoming                        TBA

  • BYE WEEK 9

  • Fri., Nov. 1         @ FAU*                                           7:30 PM/ESPN2

  • Nov. 9                   vs. Navy*                       TBA

  • Nov. 16                @ Charlotte*                                       TBA

  • Nov. 23                vs. Tulsa*                   TBA

  • Nov. 29/30       @ Rice*                                               TBA

  • Fri., Dec. 6          AAC Championship Game               8 PM/ABC

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