Florida will host Tennessee on September 16 at 3:30 p.m., with that game being televised on CBS. 19 of the last 21 meetings between the two programs have aired on the Eye Network. The outliers there being the 2012 contest, which was carried on ESPN, and the 2014 meeting, which aired on the SEC Network.
The Volunteers come to town for the Gators’ second home game of the season. Florida hosts Northern Colorado in their home opener the week prior.
In unsurprising scheduling news, the Gators’ annual Jacksonville showdown with the Georgia Bulldogs will also air on CBS, and will also kickoff at 3:30 p.m. for the 15th year in a row. The Gators and Dawgs meet on October 28. The last time that the Florida-Georgia match-up was not on CBS was 2002, when it aired on ESPN at 7:45 p.m.
Those SEC on CBS games will be called by the team of Brad Nessler and Gary Danielson - you may recall that Verne Lundquist has retired from broadcasting.
Florida opens their 2017 season on September 2 in Arlington, Texas, against Michigan.