The Michigan-Alabama season opener on Sept. 1 at Cowboys Stadium
in Arlington, Texas, will kick off at 7 p.m. CST and be televised
nationally on ABC.
Defending national champion Alabama will be the home team and
the Wolverines will be the visitors. Game officials will be from
the Big 12 Conference.
The traditional powers have played three previous games, all in
bowls. The most recent meeting was a 35-34 overtime victory for
Michigan in the 2000 Orange Bowl.