USC Football 2016 Season Opener Vs. Alabama To Kick At 7 p.m. CT

    JuJu Smith-Schuster
    May 17, 2016

    USC’s 2016 season-opening football game against defending national champion Alabama on Sept. 3 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., will kick off at 7 p.m. CT (5 p.m. PT). It will air live nationally on ABC-TV.

    The eighth annual AdvoCare Classic, played on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend, will be the first meeting between the Trojans and Crimson Tide since 1985. Between them, the schools have won 27 national championships, posted 69 bowl victories and produced 8 Heisman Trophy winners.

    It will be USC’s first visit to the Dallas area since the 1995 Cotton Bowl.

    The game’s organizers will conduct a public sale of tickets in mid-June through Ticketmaster. The USC Ticket Office does not have tickets available for public purchase.