ACC Announces 2002 Football Television Schedule
Willie Simmons leads the Tigers into battle against UGA on August 31.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2002 Atlantic Coast Conference football television schedule was released today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford. NC State brings up the curtain on the league’s 50th Anniversary television schedule when the Wolfpack host New Mexico in the Black Coaches Association (BCA) Classic at 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, August 24. Later that day, Florida State travels to Kansas City to take on Iowa State in the Eddie Robinson Classic at 8:00 p.m. Following the games of September 21, all televised games not listed below, will be announced 12-days in advance.
The ACC will make an appearance on ESPN’s Saturday night prime time game of the week for the first three weeks of the regular season – August 31 Clemson at Georgia, September 7 South Carolina at Virginia, September 14 Florida State at Maryland. Additionally, the ACC will participate in four primetime Thursday night games on ESPN – September 26 Florida State at Louisville, October 3 Clemson at Florida State, October 17 – Georgia Tech at Maryland, October 24 NC State at Clemson. In addition, three national ABC telecast are scheduled – August 31 Maryland vs. Notre Dame in the Kickoff Classic, October 12 Florida State at Miami, October 26 Notre Dame at Florida State. The Texas at North Carolina game (Sept. 14) and Florida at Florida State (Nov. 30) are split-national telecasts.
2002 ACC Television Schedule
Saturday, August 24
New Mexico at NC State Fox Sports Net South 4:30 p.m.
Florida State vs. Iowa State Fox Sports Net 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 29
Wake Forest at Northern Illinois Fox Sports Net South/Chicago 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 31
Virginia at Florida State ABC 3:30 p.m.
Clemson at Georgia ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Maryland vs. Notre Dame ABC 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7
North Carolina at Syracuse ESPN2 8:00 p.m.
South Carolina at Virginia ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, September 14
Georgia Tech at Clemson ESPN Noon
Florida State at Maryland ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Texas at North Carolina ABC 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 21
Brigham Young at Georgia Tech ABC 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 26
Florida State at Louisville ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Thursday, October 3
Clemson at Florida State ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, October 12
Florida State at Miami ABC Noon
Thursday, October 17
Georgia Tech at Maryland ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Thursday, October 24
NC State at Clemson ESPN 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, October 26
Notre Dame at Florida State ABC Noon
Saturday, November 30
Florida at Florida State ABC 8:00 p.m.