Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET from Mercedes-Benz Stadium.ABC will broadcast the action between Alabama and Duke.🚨 #CFAKickoff ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨Gametime ⬇📅: Saturday, Aug. 31🏟: @MBStadium ⌚: 3:30 p.m. ET📺: @ABCNetwork🎟» https://t.co/upaqACuazo pic.twitter.com/XOqPyjihDn— #CFAPeachBowl (@CFAPeachBowl) May 30, 2019Alabama will most likely be heavy favorites heading into this matchup. It’ll be one of four non-conference games on its schedule for the 2019 season.Nick Saban and his team will be looking for revenge, following the disappointing loss to Clemson in the national championship.Alabama’s next two game times and channels have also been announced. Via TideSports.com:Sept. 7 vs. New Mexico State – 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network)Sept. 14 at South Carolina – 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)Perhaps a statement victory over Duke in the season opener will send a message to the rest of college football.Do you think the Crimson Tide will roll past the Blue Devils? ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts to a play during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)After finishing last season on the worst note possible, the Alabama Crimson Tide will enter next season with more than enough motivation. With Tua Tagovailoa leading the team for his junior season, it’s wise to expect another strong year in Tuscaloosa.The Crimson Tide will begin their new season with a showdown against the Duke Blue Devils. It will take place at a neutral site.Duke ended its 8-5 season with a blowout victory over Temple in the Independence Bowl. However, the Blue Devils no longer have Daniel Jones under center to anchor the offense.While the actual game won’t take place until August 31, the official kickoff time was just released this afternoon.