Report: Ole Miss to play ACC powerhouse in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game
The Alabama Crimson Tide and Florida State Seminoles will provide one of the biggest matchups of the opening weekend of the 2017 college football season.
In 2021, it will be the Ole Miss Rebels turn, as they’ll head to Atlanta for a matchup against an ACC powerhouse.
According to FBSchedules.com, the Rebels will meet up with the Louisville Cardinals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for the 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
The report states that Ole Miss will be handsomely compensated for what will likely be the Rebels’ first-ever matchup against the Cardinals:
“Ole Miss will receive a $4,250,000 guarantee for the game and they will be provided with 29,550 tickets to sell,” the report reads.
The exact date of the game has not been set, but it could be held on Saturday, Aug. 28; Saturday, Sept. 4; or Sunday, Sept. 5.