An ESPN Labor Day prime time telecast and four matchups on Thursday nights are among the games involving Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) teams slated for ESPN’s 2012 college football schedule. Additional games will be announced. Highlights include:
- ESPN’s Labor Day prime time telecast on September 3 will pit Georgia Tech at defending Coastal Division champion Virginia Tech at 8 p.m. ET.
- ESPN’s popular Thursday night series — ESPN College Football Primetime – will feature four ACC matchups, including three telecasts featuring at least one team ranked in an early ESPN.com pre-season poll:
- No. 8 Florida State at No. 20 Virginia Tech on November 8. The two teams last met in the 2010 conference championship, a 44-33 Virginia Tech victory.
- Defending conference champion No. 23 Clemson will take on Wake Forest on October 25.
- In addition to hosting Georgia Tech and Florida State, No. 20 Virginia Tech will visit Miami on November 1.
The 2012 ACC Labor Day and Thursday schedule (additional selections to be announced):
|Mon, Sep 3||8 p.m.||Georgia Tech at No. 20 Virginia Tech||ESPN|
|Thu, Oct 25||TBD||No. 23 Clemson at Wake Forest||ESPN|
|Thu, Nov 1||TBD||No. 20 Virginia Tech at Miami||ESPN|
|Thu, Nov 8||TBD||No. 8 Florida State at No. 20 Virginia Tech||ESPN|
|Thu, Nov 15||TBD||North Carolina at Virginia||ESPN|