What five things matter the most about the 2019 ACC college football schedule? What do you need to know?
2019 ACC Football Schedules
ACC Composite, Ranking Top Games
Atlantic Boston College | Clemson | FSU
Louisville | NC St | Syracuse | Wake Forest
Coastal Duke | Georgia Tech | Miami
North Carolina | Pitt | Virginia | Virginia Tech
Here’s what matters and what you need to care about with the 2019 ACC football schedule, starting with …
5. Who in the Coastal has to play Clemson?
If you’re in the Big Ten West, you want to avoid dealing with Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State, if possible.
If you’re in the SEC East, missing Alabama and LSU is nice, and if you’re in the West, not having to deal with Georgia or Florida is a plus.
It seems like everyone plays everyone in the Pac-12 – not a whole lot of avoidance, and it’s a round-robin thing going on in the Big 12.
But in the ACC, the Coastal season is almost all about who has to play the defending national champ.
Georgia Tech not only has to play Clemson, but it has to do it right away in the era-opener for Geoff Collins – there won’t even be the triple-option differentiating factor to throw the Tigers’ way.
The other Coastal team that gets the Fighting Dabos? Mack Brown’s North Carolina squad hosts them on September 28th as part of a brutal start to the season – more on that a bit later.
Who gets the monster break of not having to deal with Clemson, at least until, maybe, the ACC Championship?
Duke, Miami, Pitt, Virginia, and Virginia Tech. But …