The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the North Carolina Tar Heels have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2023 and 2024, both schools announced on Wednesday.
In the first game of the series, Minnesota will travel to face North Carolina at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill on Sept. 16, 2023. The Golden Gophers will then host the Tar Heels at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Aug. 29 or Aug. 31, 2024.
Minnesota and North Carolina have never met on the gridiron.
North Carolina is the second scheduled non-conference for Minnesota in 2023 and first in 2024. The Golden Gophers are also scheduled to host Eastern Michigan on Sept. 9, 2023.
The Tar Heels have two additional non-conference games scheduled in 2023 and three in 2024. In 2023, UNC is also slated to open the season vs. South Carolina in Charlotte and then host Appalachian State on Sept. 9.
In 2024, North Carolina is scheduled to host Charlotte (Sept. 7), UCF (Sept. 21), and Liberty (Oct. 19).