Florida State Football Announces Official Kickoff Times for Key Games

Florida State football fans can mark their calendars with a bit more certainty. Five games now have official kickoff times.

The second home game against Memphis is slated for noon. It will be broadcast on ESPN. This matchup is the first between the Seminoles and the Tigers since 1990. In their historical encounters, FSU has the upper hand with a record of 10-7-1.

October 18 will see the Seminoles on the road against Duke. The game will start at 7 p.m. and will be shown on ESPN2. FSU has never lost to the Blue Devils, holding a perfect 22-0 record. Last season, they staged a dramatic comeback to clinch a 38-20 victory.

These latest announcements add to the growing list of confirmed kickoff times. The team will face Georgia Tech in Dublin, Ireland at noon Eastern Time on August 24. The home opener against Boston College will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on September 2.

Notre Dame hosts Florida State on November 9 for a 7:30 p.m. start on NBC and Peacock. The games keep stacking up. Fans can now plan around these pivotal matchups.

Open dates provide breathing room before the Memphis and Duke games. This could play a crucial part in the team’s preparation and strategy.

The Seminoles will also face the usual slate of heavyweights. Matchups include Clemson, Miami, North Carolina, and Florida. Each brings a different set of challenges and stories. And don’t overlook the other games. Every team presents its unique hurdles.

Memphis, under the guidance of head coach Ryan Silverfield, looks formidable. They are coming off a strong 10-3 season. Silverfield took over in 2020, replacing FSU’s current head coach Mike Norvell.

Eyes will undoubtedly be on the October game against Duke. With a flawless record against the Blue Devils, maintaining that streak will be significant for Seminoles fans.

The season opener in Dublin could steal the show. An international stage adds a layer of intrigue and excitement. It’s another challenge but also an opportunity for FSU to showcase its talent.

Florida State football is gearing up for an exciting season. Fans now have a clearer picture of some key dates and times. As the countdown to kickoff continues, anticipation builds. Each game offers a storyline, a rivalry, and a chapter to this year’s journey. The season promises to be a compelling one.