ACC early season 2016 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The ACC early season 2016 football TV schedule has been announced, which features 21 games on the ESPN networks.

Three non-conference games highlight the schedule during the first week. North Carolina vs. Georgia (at Atlanta, GA) and Clemson at Auburn, both on Saturday, Sept. 3, followed by Ole Miss vs. Florida State (at Orlando, FL) on Monday, Sept. 5.

The 2016 Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game will kickoff at either 7:45 on ESPN or 8pm ET on ABC on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Listed below are the ACC games have been selected for television as of May 19:

Thursday, Sept. 1
Charlotte at Louisville – 7pm, RSN
Tulane at Wake Forest – 7pm, ESPN3
William & Mary at NC State – 7:30pm, ESPN3

Friday, Sept. 2
Colgate at Syracuse – 7pm, ESPN3

Saturday, Sept. 3
Georgia Tech at Boston College – 7:30am, ESPN2, (at Dublin, Ireland)
Liberty at Virginia Tech – 12:30pm, ACCN
Villanova at Pitt – 1:30pm, ESPN3
Richmond at Virginia – 3:30pm, ESPN3
North Carolina vs. Georgia – 5:30pm, ESPN (at Atlanta, GA)
NC Central at Duke – 6pm, ESPN3
Florida A&M at Miami (FL) – 6pm, ESPN3
Clemson at Auburn – 9pm, ESPN

Monday, Sept. 5
Florida State vs. Ole Miss – 8pm, ESPN (at Orlando, FL)

Friday, Sept. 9
Louisville at Syracuse – 8pm, ESPN2

Saturday, Sept. 10
Penn State at Pitt – Noon, ABC or ESPN
Troy at Clemson – 12:30pm, ACCN
Charleston Southern at Florida State – 12:30pm, RSN
Mercer at Georgia Tech – 3pm, ESPN3
Wake Forest at Duke – 3:30pm, ESPNU
Florida Atlantic at Miami – 6pm, ESPN3
North Carolina at Illinois – 7:30pm, BTN
Boston College at Massachusetts – TBA
NC State at East Carolina – TBA
Virginia at Oregon – TBA
Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee – TBA (at Bristol, TN)

Saturday, Sept. 17
Florida State at Louisville – Noon, ABC
SC State at Clemson – Noon, RSN
Vanderbilt at Georgia Tech – 12:30pm, ACCN
Boston College at Virginia Tech – 3:30pm, ESPNU
James Madison at North Carolina – 3:30pm, RSN
USF at Syracuse – 3:30pm, ESPN3
Old Dominion at NC State – 6pm, ESPN3
Delaware at Wake Forest – 6:30pm, ESPN3
Duke at Northwestern – TBA
Miami at Appalachian State – TBA
Pitt at Oklahoma State – TBA
Virginia at Connecticut – TBA


Comments (6)

Yeah, I’ll be all over that schedule. 8 of the week’s first 13 games are FBS vs FCS games. 2 more the next weekend. 3 more the next. That’s 13 of the announced 21 games.

Surely the who schedule the games can do better. Kudos for the few jems in there. Ga Tech-Boston College. Clemson-Auburn. Penn State – Pitt. Va Tech – Tennessee. THOSE, I’ll watch!

Yes and I predict 4 upsets out of your 13 games. Several FCS teams are better than the bottom half of the Group of Five teams… Open your mind some and watch a few of these games

Richmond over Virginia is a possiblility…..Mercer will force Ga. Tech to play its starters all 60 minutes…perhaps too Liberty @ VPI.