Football Season Opener To Kick-Off At 1 p.m.
Yellow Jackets' opener vs. Jacksonville State Sept. 5 gets early-afternoon kickoff
June 4, 2009
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's 2009 football season opener Sept. 5 against Jacksonville State will kick-off at 1 p.m. in Bobby Dodd Stadium. Early-season game times for Tech and the rest of the Atlantic Coast Conference were announced Thursday morning by the league office.
The Yellow Jackets' game against Jacksonville State will not be televised, but a webcast will be available on ESPN360.com.
Following the season opener, the Yellow Jackets' will have a short turnaround before playing the first of two consecutive nationally-televised Thursday night games. Tech will host Clemson Sept. 10 and travel to Miami Sept. 17 as part of the ESPN Thursday Night package.
Below are the game times confirmed by the ACC office today:
2009 Atlantic Coast Conference
Early Season Football Television Schedule Release
(All times Eastern)
Date Game Network Gametime Sept. 3 South Carolina at NC State ESPN 7 pm Sept. 5 Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech ESPN 360.com 1 pm Sept. 5 Northeastern at Boston College ESPN 360.com 2 pm Sept. 5 Baylor at Wake Forest ABC/ESPN2* 3:30 pm Sept. 5 Middle Tennessee at Clemson ESPN 360.com 6 pm Sept. 5 The Citadel at North Carolina ESPN 360.com 6 pm Sept. 5 William & Mary at Virginia ESPN 360.com 6 pm Sept. 5 Richmond at Duke 7 pm Sept. 5 Alabama vs. Virginia Tech (Ga. Dome) ABC 8 pm Sept. 5 Maryland at California ESPN2 10 pm Sept. 7 Miami at Florida State ESPN 8 pm Sept. 10 Clemson at Georgia Tech ESPN 7:30 pm Sept. 12 Stanford at Wake Forest Raycom 12 pm Sept. 12 Marshall at Virginia Tech ESPN 360.com 1:30 pm Sept. 12 Kent State at Boston College ESPN 360.com 2 pm Sept. 12 Duke at Army ESPN Classic TBA Sept. 12 Jacksonville State at Florida State ESPN 360.com 6 pm Sept. 12 James Madison at Maryland 6 pm Sept. 12 Murray State at NC State 6 pm Sept. 12 North Carolina at Connecticut TBA TBA Sept. 12 TCU at Virginia ESPNU 3:30 pm Sept. 17 Georgia Tech at Miami ESPN 7:30 pm Sept. 19 Boston College at Clemson Raycom 12 pm Sept. 19 Duke at Kansas Versus 12 pm Sept. 19 Middle Tennessee at Maryland ESPN 360.com 3:30 pm Sept. 19 Virginia at Southern Mississippi CBS CS 3:30 pm Sept. 19 Nebraska at Virginia Tech ABC/ESPN2* 3:30pm Sept. 19 East Carolina at North Carolina ESPN or ESPN2 12 pm Sept. 19 Gardner-Webb at NC State 6 pm Sept. 19 Elon at Wake Forest 6:30 pm Sept. 19 Florida State at BYU Versus 7 pm Oct. 17 Miami at UCF CBS CS 7:30 pm Oct. 22 Florida State at North Carolina ESPN 8 pm Oct. 29 North Carolina at Virginia Tech ESPN 7:30 pm Nov. 5 Virginia Tech at East Carolina ESPN 7:30 pm
* Game available on ESPN or ESPN2 reverse mirror in many areas outside of ABC Regional telecast.