The Florida Gators learned the kickoff times for their first four football games of the 2023 season Wednesday afternoon.
The Southeastern Conference announced the schedule for the first four weeks of the year and awarded the Gators with primetime starts each week.
Florida opens the season on the road in Salt Lake City, Utah to face the PAC-12’s Utes in a return game from last year’s matchup in Gainesville. That game is scheduled for August 31 at 8:00 PM. ESPN will broadcast the game nationally.
The Gators will then return home to host McNeese State in the home opener on September 9. That game is scheduled for 7:30 PM and will be aired on ESPNU.
Florida will take on rival Tennessee in the swamp in week three. ESPN will broadcast the matchup with kickoff slated for 7:00 PM.
The Gators’ home date with Charlotte the following week is scheduled to air via either ESPN+ or SEC Network+ with opening kick scheduled at 7:00 PM.
Previously, the league announced Florida’s annual contest with Georgia in Jacksonville would be broadcast on CBS with a 3:30 PM start time.