The Southeastern Conference announced on Monday that the University of Florida football team will open the 2012 season with three nationally-televised broadcasts on ESPN.
The Gators will host Bowling Green at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, and will begin SEC play in Week 2, facing newcomer Texas A&M in College Station at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8. Florida will play Tennessee in Knoxville at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15.
As was previously announced, Florida will face Georgia at 3:30 p.m. on CBS in Jacksonville on Oct. 27.
Additional game times will be announced at a later date. Network partners will select other games for broadcast, and with limited exceptions, normally determine start times at least 12 days prior to each contest.
2012 Florida Football Schedule
Sept. 1 - BOWLING GREEN, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sept. 8 - at Texas A&M, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Sept. 15 - at Tennessee, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Sept. 22 - KENTUCKY
Oct. 6 - LSU
Oct. 13 - at Vanderbilt
Oct. 20 - SOUTH CAROLINA
Oct. 27 - vs. Georgia (Jacksonville), 3:30 p.m. (CBS)
Nov. 3 - MISSOURI
Nov. 10 - LOUISIANA
Nov. 17 - JACKSONVILLE STATE
Nov. 24 - at Florida State