CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced plans on Wednesday for an 11-game football season this fall to begin the week of Sept. 7-12.
The 2020 scheduling model will include 10 conference games and one non-conference contest. North Carolina’s ACC schedule will include home games against N.C. State, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, and away games against Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Miami and Virginia. The week-by-week schedule and television selections will be announced at a later date.
The 11 games will be played over at least 13 weeks with each team having two open dates. There will only be one division with the top two teams competing in the 2020 ACC Football Championship Game. Notre Dame will join the league for the 2020 season and be eligible to compete in the title game in Charlotte on either Dec. 12 or 19.