MEMPHIS, TENN. --- The University of Memphis and the University of Mississippi have officially agreed to move the date for both teams' season opener to Sunday, September 3 in order for ESPN to broadcast the game nationally. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m. CT at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium/Hollingsworth Field.
"We are pleased that ESPN has selected this game for a national broadcast," said Memphis Athletic Director R.C. Johnson. "Over the past three years, we have gained a great deal of national attention through appearances on network broadcasts and certainly believe that this broadcast will offer fans across the country an exciting game of college football."