FOX Sports South announces ACC television schedule for opening weeks of football season
ATLANTA — FOX Sports South and the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the television schedule for the first three weeks of the 2015 ACC college football season.
FOX Sports South’s ACC football coverage begins the new season with a prime time match-up on Thursday, Sept. 3, featuring preseason ranked Georgia Tech hosting Alcorn State at 7:30 p.m. ET. The game will be preceded by a special pregame show live from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA at 7 p.m. ET.
On Saturday, Sept. 13, FOX Sports South will televise an ACC doubleheader featuring Houston at Louisville at 12:00 p.m. ET followed by Tulane at Georgia Tech at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The FOX South’s ACC schedule continues on Saturday, Sept. 19, with Syracuse hosting Central Michigan at 12:30 p.m. ET.
"With 11 Bowl appearances following the 2014-15 season, the ACC has clearly established itself as a powerhouse of a football conference," said Jeff Genthner, senior vice president and general manager, FOX Sports South. "We are proud to showcase ACC football with 17 games in the 2015-16 season and look forward to bringing fans the very best in college football game production and all access coverage."
FOX Sports South will televise a total of 17 ACC football games during the regular season. The remaining schedule will be released 12 days prior to each game day.
ACC Football on FOX Sports South: Weeks 1-3
Thursday, Sept. 3
7:00 p.m. ET: Pregame Show
7:30 p.m. ET: Alcorn State @ Georgia Tech
Saturday, Sept. 12
12:00 p.m. ET: Houston @ Louisville
3:30 p.m. ET: Tulane @ Georgia Tech
Saturday, Sept. 19
12:30 p.m. ET: Central Michigan @ Syracuse
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast — FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth — collectively reach more than 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Hounds, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, and Big 12 Conference. Combined, the four networks produce more than 750 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsSouth.com, FOXSportsTennessee.com, and FOXSportsCarolinas.com.