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ACC announces early game times and TV

The ACC on Thursday announced game times and TV schedules for the first three weeks of the season, with the exception of a few road nonconference games, which are controlled by the host teams' conferences, as well as four of five Thursday night contests which will be nationally televised by ESPN.

The 2013 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game, which will be played for the fourth consecutive year in Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, and will have a nationally televised kickoff time of either 7:45 p.m. (on ESPN) or 8 p.m. ET (on ABC).

Here's a look at the first three weeks:

WEEK 1

Thursday, Aug. 29

  • North Carolina @ South Carolina, 6 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced

  • Presbyterian @ Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m. on ESPN3

Friday, Aug. 30

  • Florida Atlantic @ Miami (Fla.), 8 p.m. on ESPNU

Saturday, Aug. 31

  • Villanova @ Boston College, noon on ESPN3

  • Elon @ Georgia Tech, noon on ESPN3

  • Louisiana Tech @ NC State, 12:30 p.m. on ACC Network and ESPN3

  • Florida International @ Maryland, 12:30 p.m. on ACC RSN and ESPN3

  • BYU @ Virginia, 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU

  • North Carolina Central @ Duke, 4 p.m. on ESPN3

  • Virginia Tech vs. Alabama (from Atlanta), 5:30 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced

  • Georgia @ Clemson, 8 p.m. on ABC -- previously announced

Monday, Sept. 2

  • Florida State @ Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced

WEEK 2

Friday, Sept. 6

  • Wake Forest @ Boston College, 8 p.m. on ESPN2 -- previously announced without network

Saturday, Sept. 7

  • Florida @ Miami (Fla.), noon on ESPN

  • Middle Tennessee @ North Carolina, 12:30 p.m. on ACC Network and ESPN3

  • South Carolina State @ Clemson, 12:30 p.m. on ACC RSN and ESPN3

  • Western Carolina @ Virginia Tech, 1:30 p.m. on ESPN3

  • Oregon @ Virginia, 3:30 p.m. on ABC & ESPN2

  • Old Dominion @ Maryland, 4 p.m. on ESPN3

  • Richmond @ NC State, 6 p.m. on ESPN3

WEEK 3

Saturday, Sept. 14

  • New Mexico @ Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m. on ACC Network and ESPN3

  • Louisiana-Monroe @ Wake Forest, 12:30 p.m. on ACC RSN and ESPN3

  • Nevada @ Florida State, 3:30 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2

  • Georgia Tech @ Duke, 3:30 p.m. on ESPNU

  • Wagner @ Syracuse, 4 p.m. on ESPN3

OTHERS

Thursday, Sept. 19

  • Clemson @ NC State, 7:30 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced without start time

Thursday, Sept. 26

  • Virginia Tech @ Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced without start time

Thursday, Oct. 17

  • Miami (Fla.) @ North Carolina, time TBD on ESPN -- previously announced without start time

Thursday, Nov. 14

  • Georgia Tech @ Clemson, 7:30 p.m. on ESPN -- previously announced without start time

Friday, Nov. 29

  • Miami (Fla.) @ Pittsburgh, TBD on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2

Saturday, Dec. 7

  • 2013 Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game (from Charlotte), 7:45 p.m. or 8 p.m. on ABC or ESPN