ACC football schedule 2023: Early season kickoff times, TV set

By Kevin Kelley -

The ACC football schedule 2023 early season kickoff times and TV slate has been announced, which features 39 games set for broadcast in the first three weeks.

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the NC State Wolfpack will be the first ACC teams in action this season as both are scheduled to play on Thursday, Aug. 31. The Demon Deacons host the Elon Phoenix at 7:00pm ET on the ACC Network (ACCN), while the Wolfpack travel to face the UConn Huskies on CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) at a time to be announced.

Two non-conference games highlight the schedule during week one — Virginia vs. Tennessee (in Nashville, Tenn.; noon ET, ABC) and South Carolina vs. North Carolina (in Charlotte, N.C.; 7:30pm ET, ABC).

On Sunday, Sept. 3, the Florida State Seminoles take on the LSU Tigers at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. The game will be televised by ABC at 7:30pm ET.

Conference play begins on Friday, Sept. 1 when the Louisville Cardinals take on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. (7:30pm ET, ESPN). Three days later on Labor Day, the Duke Blue Devils play host to the Clemson Tigers (Monday, Sept. 4; 8:00pm ET, ESPN).

The 2023 ACC Championship Game is set for Saturday, Dec. 2 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., and it will be televised by ABC at 8:00pm ET.

The ACC also released time and television for four Thursday night games and four Friday night games later in the season. Listed below are the ACC games have been selected for television as of May 31.

ACC football schedule: Early season 2023 kickoff times, TV

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023
Elon at Wake Forest – 7pm, ACCN
NC State at UConn – 7:30pm, CBSSN

Friday, Sept. 1, 2023
Miami (Ohio) at Miami – 7pm, ACCN
Louisville vs. Ga. Tech (at M-B Stadium) – 7:30pm, ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023
Virginia vs. Tennessee (in Nashville) – 12pm, ABC
Northern Illinois at Boston College – 12pm, ACCN
Wofford at Pitt – 3:30pm, ACCN
Colgate at Syracuse – 4pm, ACCNX/ESPN+
N. Carolina vs. S. Carolina (Charlotte) – 7:30pm, ABC
Old Dominion at Virginia Tech – 8pm, ACCN

Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023
LSU vs. Florida State (in Orlando) – 7:30pm, ABC

Monday, Sept. 4, 2023
Clemson at Duke – 8pm, ESPN

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023
Murray State at Louisville – 7:30pm, ACCN

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023
Vanderbilt at Wake Forest – 11am, ACCN
Notre Dame at NC State – 12pm, ABC
Purdue at Virginia Tech – 12pm, ESPN2
James Madison at Virginia – 12pm, ESPNU
Holy Cross at Boston College – 12pm, ACCNX/ESPN+
SC State at Georgia Tech – 1pm, ACCNX/ESPN+
Charleston Southern at Clemson – 2:15pm, ACCN
Texas A&M at Miami – 3:30pm, ABC
WMU at Syracuse – 3:30pm, ACCNX/ESPN+
App State at North Carolina – 5:15pm, ACCN
Lafayette at Duke – 6pm, ACCNX/ESPN+
Cincinnati at Pitt – 6:30pm, The CW
Southern Miss at Florida State – 8:30pm, ACCN

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023
Bethune-Cookman at Miami – 7:30pm, ACCN

Friday, Sept. 15, 2023
Virginia at Maryland – 7pm, FS1

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023
Wake Forest at ODU – 12pm, ESPN2 or ESPNU
Florida State at Boston College – 12pm, ABC
Louisville vs. Indiana (Indianapolis) – 12pm, BTN
VMI at NC State – 2pm, The CW
Minnesota at N. Carolina – 3:30pm, ESPN or ESPN2
Northwestern at Duke – 3:30pm, ACCN
Virginia Tech at Rutgers – 3:30pm, BTN
Georgia Tech at Mississippi – 7:30pm, SECN
Pitt at West Virginia – 7:30pm, ABC
Syracuse at Purdue – 7:30pm, NBC
Florida Atlantic at Clemson – 8pm, ACCN

Friday, Sept. 22, 2023
NC State at Virginia – 7:30pm, ESPN

Friday, Sept. 29, 2023
Louisville at NC State – 7pm, ESPN

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023
Syracuse at Virginia Tech – 7:30pm, ESPN

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023
Wake Forest at Duke – 7:30pm, ESPN

Friday, Nov. 3, 2023
Boston College at Syracuse – 7:30pm, ESPN2

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023
Notre Dame at Clemson – TBA, ABC

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023
Virginia at Louisville – 7:30pm, ESPN

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023
Boston College at Pitt – 7pm, ESPN

Friday, Nov. 24, 2023
Miami at Boston College – 12pm, ABC

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023
ACC Football Championship Game – 8pm, ABC


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