June 3, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kickoff for the 2013 Kentucky football season opener vs. Western Kentucky University has been set for 7 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. CDT) on Saturday, August 31.
For the second time in the last three years, the game will be played in Nashville, Tenn., at LP Field. The teams also met at LP Field in the 2011 opener, with UK winning 14-3. This year's contest will be the first game for both head coaches at their new schools, Mark Stoops of Kentucky and Bobby Petrino of WKU.
Tickets are available and may be purchased by calling 800-928-2287. Fans are encouraged to obtain tickets through UK in order to ensure seating in the Wildcat fan sections. UK has lower level sideline seats for $43 each and club level seating for $63 each.