Two storied programs meet as college football season kicks off, with the Alabama Crimson Tide and USC Trojans meeting in Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium to open their respective seasons.
The Trojans enter as a 12-point underdog and ranked No. 20 in the AP Poll. After an 8–6 season, now full-time head coach Clay Helton is set to lead USC through a difficult conference, and the team faces a stiff test Week 1 in a neutral-site matchup.
Alabama starts the year at No. 1 after winning last year’s College Football Playoff, and the Crimson Tide are aiming for another national title after finishing 14–1 last season. Nick Saban returns another loaded roster, and draws a USC defense that struggled mightily last season. The Crimson Tide have won their last four openers by an average of 20 points per game.
Find out how to watch below.
How to watch
Details for Saturday's game are below.
When: 8 p.m. ET
Live stream: You can watch the game online here.
Alabama: vs. Western Kentucky (9/10), at Ole Miss (9/17), vs. Kent State (9/24)
USC: vs. Utah State (9/10), at Stanford (9/17), at Utah (9/23)