Chick-fil-A Bowl announces Alabama vs. Virginia Tech in 2013 College Kickoff

By Kevin Kelley -

Chick-fil-A College KickoffThe Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2013 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff, the Chick-fil-A Bowl officially announced today.

The game, which was revealed last week, is a rematch of the 2009 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff when No. 5 Alabama defeated No. 7 Virginia Tech 34-24.

“Alabama and Virginia Tech are consistently two of the top teams in the country and there is no question that Nick Saban and Frank Beamer are two of the top coaches in the country,” said Gary Stokan, Chick-fil-A Bowl president and CEO. “This match-up will be the best kickoff to college football, especially with the grand opening of the new College Football Hall of Fame and the enshrinement ceremonies that weekend.”

Tickets will be divided equally between Alabama and Virginia Tech, creating a true neutral field game. The game will be nationally broadcast by either ABC or ESPN.

The Chick-fil-A College Kickoff is an annual college football game played the first week of the season at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. This year’s game features Boise State vs. Georgia.

Listed below is the Chick-fil-A College Kickoff schedule through 2014 (there are two games in 2012):

  • 2011 – Boise State vs. Georgia
  • 2012 – NC State vs. Tennessee
  • 2012 – Auburn vs. Clemson
  • 2013 – Alabama vs. Virginia Tech
  • 2014 – Boise State vs. Ole Miss

Football Schedules:

  1. Bob
    August 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    VT sucks, tired of seeing these guys ranked so high and then get whooped in a bowl game!!! Overrated!!!! It don’t matter if they lose this game, the rest of their schedule is probably weak like it is every year, which will give them enough time to move up in the BCS rankings, only to get beat in a bowl game!! Same s$&@, different year!!!

    • mike
      October 7, 2011 at 10:10 am

      you suck! how ’bout that. You have to be from tennessee or
      alabama; or maybe a virginia fan.. whoa thats a laugh, virginia.
      either way you are stupid..

  2. David
    October 8, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Will see who is right when VT plays Alabama in the kickoff game next year!

  3. tyler
    January 3, 2012 at 10:00 am

    bama rulz!!! vt sucks!!! bama all the way 13 time champs soon to be 14

  4. tyler
    January 3, 2012 at 10:03 am

    who`s better nama or vt??? 100% say bama!!! i`m the poll ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE ALL THE WAY!!! GO CRIMSON TIDE

  5. postman
    July 16, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    Roll Tide Roll !!! I say 14 time that’s 14 time national Champions!!! U haters keep on hating while we keep on rolling for #15!!! That’s right Roll Tide Roll
    !!! Ya get u some!

  6. Slim Jim
    September 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    VT will ROLL right over the tide. You have got to be kidding me if you think Bama stands a chance! 28-7. You heard it right here folks. Oh wait a minute…………..back to reality VT will get that BIRD tar and feathered. 42-7. Bama.

  7. richard king
    September 13, 2012 at 11:48 am

    Va tech is going to kick bama’s ass all over the place.