Alabama, Duke set for 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

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The Alabama Crimson Tide will be making the trip to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game next month, and they also learned of a future date at the venue.

On Monday morning, it was announced that Alabama will take on the Duke Blue Devils in the 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. This will be the fourth meeting between the two programs, with the Crimson Tide holding a 2-1 series lead.

Alabama is 4-0 in Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games.

The game is set for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, with a kick time and television network yet to be announced.

“This will be a unique matchup to kick off the 2019 season and an interesting matchup of two accomplished veteran coaches. We expect a bowl-like atmosphere and an exciting opening to another great year of college football,” said Percy Vaughn, Chick-fil-a Peach Bowl chairman.

Duke will be making its debut in the game.

“These are two great programs with passionate fan bases that will surely pack the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, creating an incredible atmosphere for college football,” said Gary Stokan, Peach Bowl, Inc. president and CEO. “We are thrilled to have Alabama back for another Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game and can’t wait to welcome Duke back to Atlanta.”

Past and Future Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game match-ups can be seen below:

Year: Match-Up: Winner:
2008 (9) Clemson vs. (24) Alabama Alabama 34-10
2009 (5) Alabama vs. (7) Virginia Tech Alabama 34-24
2010 (16) LSU vs. (18) North Carolina LSU 30-24
2011 (5) Boise State vs. (19) Georgia Boise State 35-21
2012 (25) NC State vs. Tennessee Tennessee 35-21
2012 (14) Clemson vs. (24) Auburn Clemson 26-19
2013 (1) Alabama vs. Virginia Tech Alabama 35-10
2014 (18) Ole Miss vs. Boise State Ole Miss 35-13
2014 (2) Alabama vs. West Virginia Alabama 33-23
2015 (25) Louisville vs. (6) Auburn Auburn 31-24
2016 (18) Georgia vs. (22) North Carolina Georgia 33-24
2017 Alabama vs. Florida State
2017 Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee
2018 Washington vs. Auburn
2019 Alabama vs. Duke

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