The Auburn Tigers will be actively playing in primetime when they vacation to Penn State this September.
ESPN declared Tuesday that Auburn’s road activity at No. 22 Penn State will kick off at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be televised on ABC. The video game stands as the Tigers’ initial street journey of 2021 immediately after starting the 12 months at household against Akron on Sept. 4 and in opposition to Alabama Point out on Sept. 11.
Auburn enters the slide with initially-year head mentor Bryan Harsin pursuing a 2020 time in which the Tigers posted a 6-5 record from an all-SEC agenda. Penn Condition, in the meantime, went 4-5 in head mentor James Franklin’s initial losing time with the Nittany Lions.
Penn State’s 2021 time begins at Wisconsin on Sept. 4 and at household in opposition to Ball Point out on Sept. 11. The conference concerning the Tigers and Nittany Lions will be the teams’ to start with matchup because the 2003 Funds One particular Bowl and the first time Auburn has ever traveled to Point out Higher education, Pennsylvania.
ESPN also produced a range of other kickoff occasions for its early September games, including its Labor Working day weekend slate featuring No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 25 Miami (2:30 p.m.), No. 4 Ga vs. No. 1 Clemson (6:30 p.m.) on Saturday, No. 15 Notre Dame at Penn Condition (6:30 p.m.) on Sunday and Louisville vs. No. 18 Ole Miss out on (7 p.m.) on Monday.
Auburn’s matchup with Penn Condition marks ABC’s third “Saturday Night time Football” activity of the time together with the Georgia vs. Clemson video game on Sept. 4 and No. 14 Washington at Michigan on Sept. 11.