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FSU and Alabama agree to home-and-home football series

An FSU receiver climbs the ladder to snag a ball over an Alabama defender in the 2017 season opener in Atlanta. (Image via FSU Athletics)
An FSU receiver climbs the ladder to snag a ball over an Alabama defender in the 2017 season opener in Atlanta. (Image via FSU Athletics)(WCTV)
Published: Oct. 31, 2019 at 11:04 AM EDT
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By: WCTV Eyewitness Sports

October 31, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Florida State and Alabama have agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2025 and 2026 football seasons, FSU announced on Thursday.

The Seminoles will host Alabama on August 30, 2025, marking the first time in series history the programs will meet in Tallahassee. FSU will make the return trip to Tuscaloosa on September 19, 2026.

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24-7.

Before that, the two teams played at another neutral site in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2007. FSU won that showdown 21-14.

The first three games of this series were played in Alabama, twice in Tuscaloosa in 1965 and 1974, and once in Birmingham in 1967.

FSU will face Notre Dame, Georgia and in-state rival Florida in its upcoming non-conference schedule for future seasons. FSU will host Notre Dame in 2021, 2026 and 2029. In 2027, Georgia comes to Tallahassee.

The Seminoles host Florida in even years.

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