Buried in the hoopla of AAC Media Days on Tuesday was the announcement that USF’s October 6 game at UMass will kickoff at 3:30 p.m. in Amherst, MA.
The broadcast network has yet to be determined.
⏰ The time is set! ⏰— USF Football (@USFFootball) July 24, 2018
Our non-conference tilt against UMass will kick off at 3:30 pm in Amherst!#BullStrong pic.twitter.com/bTaSE3Qumm
The Green and Gold will travel to New England following a bye week and will be the first of a two-game road trip where they’ll travel to Tulsa the following Friday.
The Bulls were supposed to were supposed to host the Minutemen last October at Raymond James Stadium before scheduling complications due to a Hurricane Irma forced the two schools to postpone the contest. That game has since been rescheduled for 2022.
USF now has the times for five of their first six games set in stone with the September 1 season opener versus Elon set for 6 p.m. on ESPN3, the September 8 home game versus Georgia Tech set for noon on ABC/ESPN2, the trip to Soldier Field in Chicago on September 15 to battle Illinois set for 3:30 p.m. (ET) on the Big Ten Network, and the aforementioned Friday nighter against Tulsa on October 12 set for 7 p.m. (ET) on ESPN.