The game was to be played September 17 until the ACC decided last week that its teams would play 10 conference games and one non-conference game due to the coronavirus. The remainder of the conference opens on Saturday, Sept. 12.
After beginning the season at FSU on September 12, the Jackets will play the first of six games on their ultra-attractive home schedule on September 19 against UCF.
The ACC announced its revamped schedule Thursday morning, and it includes the originally scheduled 49ers-Blue Devils game, now set for October 31 at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham.
The usual prelude to an ACC Championship appearance will not occur this year, as the SEC ruled that SC could not face Clemson due to their conference-only schedule in 2020.
Officially canceled is Troy's home game with North Carolina State, which was set for September 19.
The schedule includes at least two open dates (Oct. 3 and November 7), with the ACC Championship Game to be played on either December 12 or 19 in Charlotte, N.C. The top two teams in the final ACC standings will participate in the ACC title game. The game with the Tar Heels will take place on November 27, the Friday after Thanksgiving. The league will not be split into divisions and Notre Dame will play a full ACC schedule and be eligible to participate in the conference championship game. The Fighting Irish's lone non-conference game is vs.
There are two open dates, but they don't appear on Pitt's schedule until the eighth week (Oct. 31) and after the final regular-season game.
The ACC Championship Game will be played either December 12 or 19 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. It is the first year since 1908 that the teams are not scheduled to meet in football.