ATLANTA -- The inaugural game at Georgia State Stadium, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 31 vs. Tennessee State, will kick off at 7 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN3, Georgia State and the Sun Belt Conference announced Wednesday.

The season opener is one of two Thursday night games at Georgia State Stadium this season. The Panthers also host Sun Belt Conference foe South Alabama on Thursday, Oct. 26. That game will be nationally televised on ESPNU with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Season tickets for the Panthers' first season in Georgia State Stadium, formerly Turner Field, are on sale now, with prices starting at $100 plus new premium seating options. Click here or call 404-413-4020.

The conference office announced television selections for the first three weeks of the football season and kickoff times for previously selected weekday conference games.

For the fifth consecutive year, every Sun Belt Conference home football game will be televised on an ESPN platform.

2017 GEORGIA STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
 Aug. 31 (Thursday)  TENNESSEE STATE (ESPN3) 7 p.m.
 Sept. 16  at Penn State
 Sept. 23  at Charlotte
 Sept. 30  MEMPHIS
 Oct. 7  at Coastal Carolina
 Oct. 14  at UL Monroe
 Oct. 21  TROY
 Oct. 26 (Thursday)  SOUTH ALABAMA (ESPNU) 7:30 p.m.
 Nov. 4  at Georgia Southern
 Nov. 11  at Texas State
 Nov. 25  APPALACHIAN STATE
 Dec. 2  IDAHO