ACC early season 2017 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The ACC early season 2017 football TV schedule has been announced, which features 31 games on the ESPN networks.

Wake Forest will be the first ACC team in action in 2017 when they host Presbyterian on Thursday, Aug. 31. The game is set for 6:30pm ET on ACC Network Extra.

Four non-conference games highlight the schedule during week one — NC State vs. South Carolina (in Charlotte, NC), Florida State vs. Alabama (in Atlanta, GA), Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia (in Landover, MD), and Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech (at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta).

The ACC also release time and television for several weeknight games and the 2017 Dr. Pepper ACC Championship Game, which will kickoff at either 7:45 on ESPN or 8pm ET on ABC on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Listed below are the ACC games have been selected for television as of May 31:

Thursday, Aug. 31
Presbyterian at Wake Forest – 6:30pm, ACCNExtra

Friday, Sept. 1
CCSU at Syracuse – 7pm ACCNExtra
Boston College at NIU – 9:30pm, CBSSN

Saturday, Sept. 2
Kent State at Clemson – Noon, ESPN
Cal at North Carolina – 12:20pm, ACCN
Bethune-Cookman at Miami – 12:30pm, RSN
Youngstown State at Pitt – 1pm, ACCNExtra
NC State vs. South Carolina – 3pm, ESPN
at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
William & Mary at Virginia – 3:30pm, ACCNExtra
NC Central at Duke – 6pm, ACCNExtra
Louisville vs. Purdue – 7:30pm, FOX
– at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
Florida State vs. Alabama – 8pm, ABC
at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA

Sunday, Sept. 3
West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech – 7:30pm, ABC
at FedEx Field, Landover, MD

Monday, Sept. 4
Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech – 8pm, ESPN
at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA

Saturday, Sept. 9
Louisville at North Carolina – Noon, ABC/ESPN/2 TBA
Northwestern at Duke – Noon, ESPNU
Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech – 12:30pm, RSN
Wake Forest at Boston College – 1pm, ACCNExtra
Pitt at Penn State – 3:30pm, ABC
Miami at Arkansas State – 3:30pm, ESPNU
Middle Tennessee at Syracuse – 3:30pm, ACCNExtra
Indiana at Virginia – 3:30pm, ACCNExtra
Delaware at Virginia Tech – 3:30pm, ACCNExtra
Marshall at NC State – 6pm, ACCNExtra
Auburn at Clemson – 7pm, ESPN
ULM at Florida State – 7pm, ACC Network

Saturday, Sept. 16
Notre Dame at Boston College – Noon, ESPN
Oklahoma State at Pitt – Noon, ABC/ESPN2 (RM)
UConn at Virginia – Noon, ESPNU
Furman at NC State – 12:20pm, ACCN
Baylor at Duke – 12:30pm, RSN
Clemson at Louisville – 3:30pm, ABC or ESPN
Central Michigan at Syracuse – 3:30pm, ACCNExtra
Virginia Tech at East Carolina – 3:30pm, CBSSN
Utah State at Wake Forest – 3pm, ACCNExtra
Georgia Tech at UCF – 7:30pm, ESPNews
Miami at Florida State – 8pm, ABC
North Carolina at Old Dominion – TBA

Friday, Sept. 22
Virginia at Boise State – 8pm, ESPN or ESPN2

Friday, Sept. 29
Miami at Duke – 7pm, ESPN

Thursday, Oct. 5
Louisville at NC State – 8pm, ESPN

Thursday, Oct. 12
Georgia Tech at Miami – 8pm, ESPN

Friday, Oct. 13
Clemson at Syracuse – 7pm, ESPN

Friday, Oct. 27
Florida State at Boston College – 8pm, ESPN

Thursday, Nov. 9
North Carolina at Pitt – 8pm, ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 2
ACC Football Championship Game –  7:45pm (ESPN) or 8pm (ABC)
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC