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UK Releases 2023 Football Schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seven home games highlight the University of Kentucky’s football schedule in 2023, which was announced on Tuesday alongside each member of the Southeastern Conference on a SEC Network special. The Wildcats will begin the season with three straight home games at Kroger Field, which includes a visit from Eastern Kentucky.

Coach Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide visit UK next season in Lexington. (University of Alabama Athletics Photo)

The schedule, which is a combination of four nonconference games and eight conference games, features home appointments against Ball State, Eastern Kentucky, Akron, Florida, Missouri, Tennessee and, for the first time since 2015, Alabama.

The road trips include stops at Vanderbilt, Georgia, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Louisville.

The Wildcats open conference play in week four, traveling to Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sept. 23. They will then return home to defend its two-game winning streak against Florida on Sept. 30. The following week, Kentucky will travel to Georgia in Athens, Georgia, on Oct. 7, before returning to the Bluegrass to host Missouri on Oct. 14.

UK will enjoy a bye on Oct. 22, then play host to Tennessee on Oct. 28. Turning the page into November, Kentucky has a date at Mississippi State in Starkville, Mississippi, on Nov. 4, then will turn around and play host to Alabama on Nov. 11, its final home game of 2023. The Wildcats will conclude its regular season with back-to-back road games at South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, on Nov. 18, followed by its regular finale at Louisville on Nov. 25.


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