ACC Announces 2007 Football Schedule


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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule released today by Commissioner John D. Swofford is comprised of 96 games, including 48 conference match-ups, over a span of 13 weeks.

Twenty-four of the league?s 48 non-conference games (50 percent) are against 18 teams that earned bowl berths in 2006 including defending national champion Florida, third-ranked LSU and No. 6 Louisville. In all, seven of the non-conference games are scheduled against five opponents ? Florida, LSU, Louisville, Notre Dame (three games) and Oklahoma - that comprised half of the teams that played in BCS bowl games this past season. Eight of the 17 non-conference opponents were ranked in last season?s final polls.


Non-conference opponents who earned bowl bids this past season are Alabama, Central Michigan, East Carolina (3 games), Florida, Georgia, Louisville, LSU, Middle Tennessee State, Navy (2), Nebraska, Notre Dame (3), Ohio University, Oklahoma, Rutgers, South Carolina (2), South Florida, Texas A&M and West Virginia. In addition, two other non-conference opponents, Pittsburgh (vs. Virginia, Sept. 29) and Wyoming (vs. Virginia, Sept. 1), were bowl-eligible with 6-6 records.


The 2007 ACC football schedule is as follows:


WEEK BY WEEK:


Saturday, September 1

Wake Forest at Boston College

Connecticut at Duke

Georgia Tech at Notre Dame

Villanova at Maryland

Marshall at Miami

James Madison at North Carolina

Central Florida at NC State

Virginia at Wyoming

East Carolina at Virginia Tech



Monday, September 3

Florida State at Clemson



Saturday, September 8

NC State at Boston College

Louisiana-Monroe at Clemson

Duke at Virginia

Alabama-Birmingham at Florida State

Samford at Georgia Tech

Maryland at Florida International

Miami at Oklahoma

North Carolina at East Carolina

Virginia Tech at LSU

Nebraska at Wake Forest



Thursday, September 13

West Virginia at Maryland



Saturday, September 15

Boston College at Georgia Tech

Furman at Clemson

Northwestern at Duke

Florida State at Colorado

Florida International at Miami

Virginia at North Carolina

Wofford at NC State

Ohio University at Virginia Tech

Army at Wake Forest



Thursday, September 20

Texas A&M at Miami



Saturday, September 22

Army at Boston College

Clemson at NC State

Duke at Navy

Georgia Tech at Virginia

Maryland at Wake Forest

North Carolina at South Florida

William & Mary at Virginia Tech



Saturday, September 29

Massachusetts at Boston College

Clemson at Georgia Tech

Duke at Miami

Florida State vs. Alabama (Jacksonville, Fla.)

Maryland at Rutgers

North Carolina at Virginia Tech

Louisville at NC State (date TBA - Thursday, Sept. 27 or Saturday, Sept. 29)

Pittsburgh at Virginia



Saturday, October 6

Bowling Green at Boston College

Virginia Tech at Clemson

Wake Forest at Duke

NC State at Florida State

Georgia Tech at Maryland

Miami at North Carolina

Virginia at Middle Tennessee State



Thursday, October 11

Florida State at Wake Forest



Saturday, October 13

Boston College at Notre Dame

Virginia Tech at Duke

Georgia Tech at Miami

South Carolina at North Carolina

Connecticut at Virginia



Saturday, October 20

Central Michigan at Clemson

Miami at Florida State

Army at Georgia Tech

Virginia at Maryland

NC State at East Carolina

Wake Forest at Navy



Thursday, October 25

Boston College at Virginia Tech



Saturday, October 27

Clemson at Maryland

Duke at Florida State

North Carolina at Wake Forest

Virginia at NC State



Thursday, November 1

Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech



Saturday, November 3

Florida State at Boston College

Clemson at Duke

Maryland at North Carolina

NC State at Miami

Wake Forest at Virginia



Saturday, November 10

Boston College at Maryland

Wake Forest at Clemson

Georgia Tech at Duke

Florida State at Virginia Tech

Georgia Tech at Duke

Virginia at Miami

North Carolina at NC State



Saturday, November 17

Boston College at Clemson

Duke at Notre Dame

Maryland at Florida State

North Carolina at Georgia Tech

Miami at Virginia Tech

NC State at Wake Forest



Saturday, November 24

Miami at Boston College

Clemson at South Carolina

Duke at North Carolina

Florida State at Florida

Georgia at Georgia Tech

Maryland at NC State

Virginia Tech at Virginia

Wake Forest at Vanderbilt



TEAM by TEAM



Boston College

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 Wake Forest

Sept. 8 NC State

Sept. 15 at Georgia Tech

Sept. 22 Army

Sept. 29 Massachusetts

Oct. 6 Bowling Green

Oct. 13 at Notre Dame

Oct. 20 Open

Oct. 25 at Virginia Tech (Thursday)

Nov. 3 Florida State

Nov. 10 at Maryland

Nov. 17 at Clemson

Nov. 24 Miami



Clemson

Date Opponent

Sept. 3 Florida State (Monday)

Sept. 8 Louisiana Monroe

Sept. 15 Furman

Sept. 22 at NC State

Sept. 29 at Georgia Tech

Oct. 6 Virginia Tech

Oct. 13 Open

Oct. 20 Central Michigan

Oct. 27 at Maryland

Nov. 3 at Duke

Nov. 10 Wake Forest

Nov. 17 Boston College

Nov. 24 at South Carolina



Duke

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 Connecticut

Sept.8 at Virginia

Sept. 15 Northwestern

Sept. 22 at Navy

Sept. 29 at Miami

Oct. 6 Wake Forest

Oct. 13 Virginia Tech

Oct. 20 Open

Oct. 27 at Florida State

Nov. 3 Clemson

Nov. 10 Georgia Tech

Nov. 17 at Notre Dame

Nov. 24 at North Carolina



Florida State

Date Opponent

Sept. 3 at Clemson (Monday)

Sept. 8 UAB

Sept. 15 at Colorado

Sept. 22 Open

Sept. 29 Alabama (Jacksonville)

Oct. 6 NC State

Oct. 11 at Wake Forest (Thursday)

Oct. 20 Miami

Oct. 27 Duke

Nov. 3 at Boston College

Nov. 10 at Virginia Tech

Nov. 17 Maryland

Nov. 24 at Florida



Georgia Tech

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 at Notre Dame

Sept. 8 Samford

Sept. 15 Boston College

Sept. 22 at Virginia

Sept. 29 Clemson

Oct. 6 at Maryland

Oct. 13 at Miami

Oct. 20 Army

Oct. 27 Open

Nov. 1 Virginia Tech (Thursday)

Nov. 10 at Duke

Nov. 17 North Carolina

Nov. 24 Georgia



Maryland

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 Villanova

Sept. 8 at Florida International

Sept. 13 West Virginia (Thursday)

Sept. 22 at Wake Forest

Sept. 29 at Rutgers

Oct. 6 Georgia Tech

Oct. 13 Open

Oct. 20 Virginia

Oct. 27 Clemson

Nov. 3 at North Carolina

Nov. 10 Boston College

Nov. 17 at Florida State

Nov. 24 at NC State



Miami

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 Marshall

Sept. 8 at Oklahoma

Sept. 15 Florida International

Sept. 20 Texas A&M (Thursday)

Sept. 29 Duke

Oct. 6 at North Carolina

Oct. 13 Georgia Tech

Oct. 20 at Florida State

Oct. 27 Open

Nov. 3 NC State

Nov. 10 Virginia

Nov. 17 at Virginia Tech

Nov. 24 at Boston College



North Carolina

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 James Madison

Sept. 8 at East Carolina

Sept. 15 Virginia

Sept. 22 at South Florida

Sept. 29 at Virginia Tech

Oct. 6 Miami

Oct. 13 South Carolina

Oct. 20 Open

Oct. 27 at Wake Forest

Nov. 3 Maryland

Nov. 10 at NC State

Nov. 17 at Georgia Tech

Nov. 24 Duke



NC State

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 Central Florida

Sept. 8 at Boston College

Sept. 15 Wofford

Sept. 22 Clemson

Sept. 29 Louisville (or Sept. 27)

Oct. 6 at Florida State

Oct. 13 Open

Oct. 20 at East Carolina

Oct. 27 Virginia

Nov. 3 at Miami

Nov. 10 North Carolina

Nov. 17 at Wake Forest

Nov. 24 Maryland



Virginia

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 at Wyoming

Sept. 8 Duke

Sept. 15 at North Carolina

Sept. 22 Georgia Tech

Sept. 29 Pittsburgh

Oct. 6 at Middle Tennessee State

Oct. 13 Connecticut

Oct. 20 at Maryland

Oct. 27 at NC State

Nov. 3 Wake Forest

Nov. 10 at Miami

Nov. 17 Open

Nov. 24 Virginia Tech



Virginia Tech

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 East Carolina

Sept. 8 at LSU

Sept. 15 Ohio University

Sept. 22 William & Mary

Sept. 29 North Carolina

Oct. 6 at Clemson

Oct. 13 at Duke

Oct. 20 Open

Oct. 25 Boston College (Thursday)

Nov. 1 at Georgia Tech (Thursday)

Nov. 10 Florida State

Nov. 17 Miami

Nov. 24 at Virginia



Wake Forest

Date Opponent

Sept. 1 at Boston College

Sept. 8 Nebraska

Sept. 15 Army

Sept. 22 Maryland

Sept. 29 Open

Oct. 6 at Duke

Oct. 11 Florida State (Thursday)

Oct. 20 at Navy

Oct. 27 North Carolina

Nov. 3 at Virginia

Nov. 10 at Clemson

Nov. 17 NC State

Nov. 24 at Vanderbilt



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