Who: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 3 Florida St. (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

When: Saturday, Sept. 2, 8 p.m. Eastern

Records: Alabama leads the all-time series 2-1-1

Television: ABC

Key matchup: Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts vs. Florida St. defense. The Seminoles defense returns all 11 starters from last year's squad and fans the sophomore Hurts who is a better runner than passer.

Of Note: This is the first time since the inception of the AP poll in 1950 two Top 3 teams will meet on the opening weekend. 

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