The Yellow Jackets will kick off the upcoming season in Atlanta, and Tuesday the game time was announced by the ACC and ESPN who will carry the matchup.
The Labor Day affair will be played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium just a few blocks up the street from Bobby Dodd, and is scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m., according to the ACC.
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ESPN will carry the September 4 game in the first meeting between the Yellow Jackets and Volunteers since the 1987 season. The pair were once heated rivals in the SEC, before Georgia Tech left the conference after the 1963 season.
Georgia Tech and Tennessee have met 43 times on the football field, with the Vols holding a 24-17-2 advantage in the series.
The Volunteers appeared in a Chick-fil-A kickoff game in 2012 and beat ACC opponent North Carolina State.
This will be the third time in its history that the Chick-fil-A kickoff weekend will host a pair of games to open the season. Florida State and Alabama will square off on Saturday, September 2.
With a $1.9 million payout per team, Chick-fil-A began hosting the kickoff weekend games in the 2008 season when Alabama played Clemson. The games have been mostly ACC vs. SEC matchups over the last nine seasons.