TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –Alabama’s game against the Mercer Bears on Saturday, Nov. 18 is scheduled for an 11 a.m. CT kickoff on the SEC Network the SEC office announced Monday.

The meeting between the Crimson Tide and Bears will be the third all-time between the two schools. The Tide took a pair of 20-0 decisions from Mercer in their previous two meetings in Tuscaloosa in 1939 and 1940. Mercer is in its fifth season since reviving its football program in 2013. The school previously competed in football from 1892-1941 before discontinuing the sport from 1942-2012.