GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Friday kickoff times and television networks for two of Clemson’s first three games of the 2018 season.
Clemson opens the season on September 1 at home against Furman. The contest will start at 12:20 p.m. and will be televised by the ACC Network. Two weeks later on September 15, Clemson will play host to Georgia Southern. That contest will have a 3:30 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast on either ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
Clemson’s second game of the year will be at Texas A&M on September 8. The time and television network will be released by the SEC office later in the month.
Single game tickets for Clemson football will be available for sale to IPTAY members starting July 11. Single game tickets will be available for sale to the general public beginning July 16.
Also included in today’s announcement are the times and networks for the Thursday and Friday night contests throughout the 2018 season, except for one game on Friday, Nov. 23.
Duke’s season opener vs. Army West Point, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, has been moved to Friday, Aug. 31, and will be televised at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Other game times announced for nationally televised Friday night games include Georgia Tech at Louisville on Oct. 5 (7 p.m., ESPN), Miami at Boston College on Oct. 26 (7 p.m., ESPN), Pitt at Virginia on Nov. 2 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2), and Louisville at Syracuse on Nov. 9 (7 p.m., ESPN2).
Game times were announced for Thursday night games on ESPN, including North Carolina at Miami on Sept. 27 (8 p.m., ESPN), Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech on Oct. 25 (7:30 p.m., ESPN) and Wake Forest at NC State on Nov. 8 (7:30 p.m. ESPN).
Every ACC controlled football game will be broadcast on a television or digital network. ACC Network Extra is available on the ESPN app.
Thursday, Aug. 30
Wake Forest at Tulane, TBD by American Athletic Conference
Friday, Aug. 31
Army West Point at Duke, 7 p.m., ESPNU
Syracuse at Western Michigan, TBD by Mid-American Conference
Saturday, Sept. 1
James Madison at NC State, Noon, ESPNU
Furman at Clemson, 12:20 p.m., ACC Network
Alcorn State at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m., Regional Sports Network
Massachusetts at Boston College, 1 p.m., ACC Network Extra
Albany at Pitt, 3:30 p.m., ACC Network Extra
Richmond at Virginia, 6 p.m., ACC Network Extra
Louisville vs. Alabama (Camping World Kickoff, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Fla.), 8 p.m., ABC (previously announced)
North Carolina at California, TBD by Pac-12 Conference
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