Alabama vs. Middle Tennessee: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-0) visit the No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide (0-0) at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, September 2, 2023.

You should head to SECN in order to see this game.

When is Alabama vs. Middle Tennessee and when does it start?

This contest between the Crimson Tide and Blue Raiders will happen on Saturday, September 2, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 7:30 PM ET.

Where to watch Alabama vs. Middle Tennessee

The Crimson Tide and Blue Raiders will hit the field at Bryant-Denny Stadium for this matchup on September 2, and if you want to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on SECN.

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Alabama Stats & Insights

  • The Crimson Tide went 11-2 last season and won in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. They scored 41.1 points per game (fourth in the nation) while conceding 18.2 (ninth).
  • Alabama was a tough opponent for opposing teams last season, as it ranked top-25 in both total offense (11th-best with 477.2 yards per game) and total defense (14th-best with 318.2 yards allowed per game) this year.
  • The Crimson Tide found success on both offense and defense in the passing game last season, ranking 19th-best in passing offense (281.5 passing yards per game) and 17th-best in passing defense (187.8 passing yards allowed per game).
  • Alabama totaled 195.7 rushing yards per game on offense last season (30th in the FBS), and it gave up 130.4 rushing yards per game (36th) on the other side of the ball.
  • With 14 forced turnovers (92nd in the FBS) against 16 turnovers committed (50th in the FBS) last season, the Crimson Tide’s -2 turnover margin ranked 79th in college football.
  • Middle Tennessee Stats & Insights

  • The Blue Raiders’ 2022 record was 8-5, and they won the Easypost Hawai’i Bowl. They averaged 28.8 points per game on offense (62nd in college football) while giving up 27.7 per contest on defense (78th).
  • Middle Tennessee ranked 76th in total offense (373.5 yards per game) and 97th in total defense (409.5 yards allowed per game) last season.
  • The Blue Raiders owned the 35th-ranked passing offense last year (264.8 passing yards per game), and they were worse on defense, ranking fifth-worst with 292.7 passing yards allowed per game.
  • Middle Tennessee owned the 23rd-best run defense last season (116.8 rushing yards allowed per game), but it ranked 20th-worst on the offensive side of the ball (108.8 rushing yards per game).
  • With 29 forced turnovers (third in the FBS) against 18 turnovers committed (75th in the FBS), the Blue Raiders’ +11 turnover margin was the sixth-best in college football last season.
  • Alabama Key Players (2022)

  • Bryce Young put up a passing stat line last year of 3,328 passing yards with a 64.5% completion rate (245-of-380), 32 touchdowns, five interceptions, and an average of 277.3 yards per game. His rushing stat line was 49 carries for 185 yards and four touchdowns while averaging 15.4 yards per game.
  • Last year, Jahmyr Gibbs took 151 attempts for 926 rushing yards (77.2 yards per game) and scored seven touchdowns. When it comes to receiving, he also caught 44 passes for 444 yards (37.0 yards per game) and scored three touchdowns.
  • Jase McClellan ran for 655 yards on 112 carries (50.4 ypg), with seven rushing touchdowns last year.
  • In the previous season, Jermaine Burton picked up 40 receptions for 677 yards and seven touchdowns. He averaged 52.1 yards per game.
  • Ja’Corey Brooks tacked on 674 yards on 39 grabs with eight touchdowns. He averaged 56.2 receiving yards per game last year.
  • Middle Tennessee Key Players (2022)

  • Chase Cunningham completed 66.7% of his passes to throw for 3,162 yards and 21 touchdowns last season.
  • Frank Peasant racked up nine rushing touchdowns on 59.5 yards per game last season. Peasant was also effective in the passing game, tallying 28 catches and two touchdowns over the course of the year.
  • Darius Bracy ran for four rushing touchdowns on 264 yards a year ago.
  • Jaylin Lane averaged 85.5 yards on 6.3 receptions per game and racked up five receiving touchdowns in 2022.
  • Izaiah Gathings averaged 50.8 receiving yards per game in 2022, scoring two touchdowns.
  • Yusuf Ali averaged 29.6 receiving yards per game a season ago.
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