The Mack Brown Return Era begins with six home games including the defending national champion, two Thursday national TV road games and two bye weeks. The new ACC Network begins in August so look for many of these contests to be on ACCN.
Here’s the schedule, home games all caps:
Aug. 31, South Carolina, Belk Kickoff, Charlotte.
Sep. 7, MIAMI; 12 (Thurs), at Wake Forest, non-conference, ESPN; 21, APPALACHIAN STATE; 28, CLEMSON.
Oct. 5, at Georgia Tech, 19, at Virginia Tech; 26, DUKE.
Nov. 2, VIRGINIA, 14 (Thur), at Pitt, ESPN; 23, MERCER; 30, at N.C. State.
Spring Blue/White game is April 13 in Kenan. Admission is free.