Bulldogs' 2016 football schedule announced

ATHENS — The Southeastern Conference released the 2016 University of Georgia football schedule Thursday.

The season-opening matchup is against North Carolina in the annual Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, which is the program's second appearance. Georgia faced Boise State in the 2011 matchup at the Georgia Dome.

The SEC office announced schedules for all 14 league teams Thursday.

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Complete 2016 Georgia football schedule:

  • Sept. 3  North Carolina (Atlanta)
  • Sept. 10  NICHOLLS STATE
  • Sept. 17  at Missouri
  • Sept. 24 at Ole Miss
  • Oct. 1    TENNESSEE
  • Oct. 8   at South Carolina
  • Oct. 15  VANDERBILT
  • Oct. 29  Florida (Jacksonville)
  • Nov. 5  at Kentucky
  • Nov. 12 AUBURN
  • Nov. 19 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
  • Nov. 26 GEORGIA TECH