Wednesday September 2nd, 2015

The Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2015 season against the Bowling Green Falcons at Nissan Stadium, a neutral site, in Nashville, Tenn. 

After finishing 7–6 (3–5 SEC) last season, Tennessee is a sleeper team in the SEC this year, as it returns a league-best 18 starters. The Volunteers will be led by quarterback Joshua Dobbs (17 TDs last season), along with standout tailback Jalen Hurd, linebacker Curt Maggitt and defensive end Derek Barnett.

Bowling Green was 7–5 in 2014, and the team won its division before falling to Northern Illinois in the MAC Championship Game. The Falcons beat South Alabama 33–28 in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl.

Star sophomore wide receiver Roger Lewis, who had 956 yards and five touchdowns in 2014, returns for Bowling Green this season.

How to watch

Kickoff: 8 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: FOX

Radio: For a list of Tennessee affiliates, click here. For a list of Bowling Green affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

Tennessee

09/05: vs. Bowling Green (4 p.m. ET, SEC Network)

09/12: vs. Oklahoma (6 p.m. ET, ESPN)

09/19: vs. Western Carolina (7 p.m. ET, ESPNU)

09/26: at Florida (TBA)

10/03: vs. Arkansas (TBA)

10/10: vs. Georgia (TBA)

10/24: at Alabama (TBA)

10/31: at Kentucky (TBA)

11/07: vs. South Carolina (TBA)

11/14: vs. North Texas (TBA)

11/21: at Missouri (TBA)

11/28: vs. Vanderbilt (TBA)

Bowling Green

09/05: at Tennessee (4 p.m. ET, SEC Network)

09/12: at Maryland (12 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network)

09/19: vs. Memphis (3 p.m. ET, ESPN3)

09/26: at Purdue (TBD)

10/03: at Buffalo (3:30 p.m. ET)

10/10: vs. Massachusetts (TBD)

10/17: vs. Akron (3 p.m. ET)

10/24: at Kent State (TBD)

11/04: vs. Ohio (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2)

11/11: at Western Michigan (8 p.m. ET)

11/17: vs. Toledo (TBD)

11/24: at Cardinals (7:30 p.m. ET)

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