ACC early season 2021 football TV schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The ACC early season 2021 football TV schedule has been announced, which features 37 games set for broadcast.

The NC State Wolfpack will be the first ACC team in action this season. The Wolfpack host the USF Bulls on Thursday, Sept. 2 and the game is set for 7:30pm ET on the ACC Network.

Conference play begins on Friday, Sept. 3 when the North Carolina Tar Heels travel to play the Virginia Tech Hokies. The contest is slated for 6:00pm ET on ESPN.

Four non-conference games highlight the schedule during week one. Two of those games are slated for Saturday, Sept. 4 — Miami FL vs. Alabama (in Atlanta – Ga.) and Clemson vs. Georgia (in Charlotte – N.C.). Florida State hosts Notre Dame on Sunday, Sept. 5 – and that contest is followed by Louisville vs. Ole Miss (in Atlanta – Ga.) on Labor day, Monday, Sept. 6.

The ACC also released time and television for three Thursday night games and five Friday night games later in the season. Listed below are the ACC games have been selected for television as of May 27.

ACC Early Season 2021 Football TV Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Sept. 2
USF at NC State – 7:30pm, ACCN

Friday, Sept. 3
North Carolina at Virginia Tech – 6pm, ESPN
Duke at Charlotte – 7pm, CBSSN
Old Dominion at Wake Forest – 7pm, ACCN

Saturday, Sept. 4
Colgate at Boston College – Noon, ACCN
Miami vs. Alabama (Atlanta) – 3:30pm, ABC
UMass at Pitt – 4pm, ACCN
Syracuse at Ohio – 7pm, CBSSN
Clemson vs. Georgia (Charlotte) – 7:30pm, ABC
Northern Illinois at Georgia Tech – 7:30pm, ACCN
William & Mary at Virginia – 7:30pm, RSN

Sunday, Sept. 5
Notre Dame at Florida State – 7:30pm, ABC

Monday, Sept. 6
Louisville vs. Ole Miss (Atlanta) – 8pm, ESPN

Friday, Sept. 10
North Carolina A&T at Duke – 8pm, ACCN

Saturday, Sept. 11
Boston College at UMass – TBD
Illinois at Virginia – 11am, ACCN
Kennesaw State at Georgia Tech – Noon, RSN
Pitt at Tennessee – Noon, ESPN
Norfolk State at Wake Forest – Noon, ACCNX
Rutgers at Syracuse – 2pm, ACCN
Middle Tennessee at Virginia Tech – 2pm, ACCNX
South Carolina State at Clemson – 5pm, ACCN
Eastern Kentucky at Louisville – 7pm, ACCNX
Appalachian State at Miami – 7pm, ESPN2 or ESPNU
NC State at Mississippi State – 7pm, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Georgia State at North Carolina – 7:30pm, RSN
Jacksonville State at Florida State – 8pm, ACCN

Friday, Sept. 17
UCF at Louisville – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 18
Boston College at Temple – Noon, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Michigan State at Miami – Noon, ABC or ESPN
Western Michigan at Pitt – Noon, RSN
Virginia Tech at West Virginia – Noon, FS1
Albany at Syracuse – Noon, ACCN
Georgia Tech at Clemson – 3:30pm, ABC or ESPN
Florida State at Wake Forest – 3:30pm, ABC or ESPN
Northwestern at Duke – 4pm, ACCN
Virginia at North Carolina – 7:30pm, ACCN
Furman at NC State – 7:30pm, RSN

Friday, Sept. 24
Wake Forest at Virginia – 7pm, ESPN2
Liberty at Syracuse – 8pm, ACCN

Thursday, Sept. 30
Virginia at Miami – 7:30pm, ESPN

Friday, Oct. 15
Clemson at Syracuse – 7pm, ESPN

Friday, Nov. 5
Virginia Tech at Boston College – 7:30pm, ESPN2

Thursday, Nov. 11
North Carolina at Pitt – 7:30pm, ESPN

Thursday, Nov. 18
Louisville at Duke – 7:30pm, ESPN

Friday, Nov. 26
North Carolina at NC State – 3:30 or 7:30pm, ABC or ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 4
ACC Football Championship Game – TBD, ABC
Bank of America Stadium – Charlotte, NC