The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the 2019 football schedule Wednesday, and once again, it includes arguably the most challenging non-conference competition among the Power 5 conferences.
- ACC teams will play more games (20) against Power 5 competition (including Notre Dame) than any of their peers.
- ACC teams will play more games against non-conference teams (16) ranked in last year’s final Associated Press Top 25 than any other Power 5 conference.
- ACC teams will play 26 games against non-conference opponents that participated in bowl games last season, the highest total among Power 5 conferences.
- ACC teams will play 11 non-conference games against teams in ESPN’s 2019 Way-Too-Early Top 25, which is the most among their peers.
ACC teams will play four neutral site games on the opening Saturday of the 2019 season, including Duke vs. Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, Georgia; Florida State vs. Boise State in Jacksonville, Florida; Miami vs. Florida in the Camping World Kickoff in Orlando, Florida; and North Carolina vs. South Carolina in the Belk College Kickoff in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here is the Full Release.