Just Released: Bama's 2009 Schedule

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's 2009 football season will
feature a neutral site game with Virginia Tech and visits from
Tennessee and LSU.

The Crimson Tide released its schedule on Friday. Alabama and
Virginia Tech will open the season on Sept. 5 at the Georgia Dome
in Atlanta.

Other nonconference opponents include Florida International,
North Texas and Tennessee-Chattanooga.

The season will mark the third straight that Alabama has played
a marquee opponent on a neutral site. The Tide faced Clemson in
Atlanta this season and Florida State in Jacksonville, Fla., two
years ago.


The 2009 schedule:

Sept. 5 Virginia Tech (Atlanta)
Sept. 12 Florida International
Sept. 19 North Texas
Sept. 26 Arkansas
Oct. 3 at Kentucky
Oct. 10 at Mississippi
Oct. 17 South Carolina
Oct. 24 Tennessee
Nov. 7 LSU
Nov. 14 at Mississippi St.
Nov. 21 Tennessee-Chattanooga
Nov. 28 at Auburn