May 11, 2011
ATLANTA – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday starting times for a number of September football games, including two Georgia Tech home games.
The Yellow Jackets’ season opener, Sept. 1 (Thursday) against Western Carolina, will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN’s internet platform, ESPN3.com, which is now available in 70 million homes.
Tech’s Sept. 17 home game against Kansas will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will be televised regionally by the Regional Sports Network.
The Yellow Jackets’ Nov. 10 Thursday night game against Virginia Tech was previously designated as a nationally-televised game on ESPN and will kick-off at 7:45 p.m. in Bobby Dodd Stadium.
The game time for Georgia Tech’s first road game of the season, Sept. 10 at Middle Tennessee State, will be announced later by the Blue Raiders.
The 2011 ACC Football Championship Game, which will be played on December 3 in Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., will have an 8 p.m. kickoff and will be nationally televised by ESPN. It will be the second straight prime time exposure for the ACC title game which drew of a crowd of 72,379 fans in its Charlotte debut last year.
2011 Schedule Opponent Site Stadium Series TV Time
Sept. 1 (Thursday) WESTERN CAROLINA Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM GT leads 4-0 ESPN3.com 7:30
Sept. 10 Middle Tennessee State Murfreesboro, Tenn. Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium GT leads 1-0 TBD TBD
Sept. 17 KANSAS Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM Tied 1-1 RSN 12:30
Sept. 24 NORTH CAROLINA Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM GT leads 25-18-3 TBD TBD
Oct. 1 NC State Raleigh, N.C. Carter-Finley Stadium GT leads 17-10 TBD TBD
Oct. 8 MARYLAND Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM GT leads 13-6 TBD TBD
Oct. 15 Virginia Charlottesville, Va. Scott Stadium Tied 16-16-1 TBD TBD
Oct. 22 Miami Miami Gardens, Fla. Sun Life Stadium GT leads 10-6 TBD TBD
Oct. 29 CLEMSON Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM GT leads 49-25-2 TBD TBD
Nov. 5 Open
Nov. 10 (Thursday) VIRGINIA TECH Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM VT leads 5-3 ESPN 7:45
Nov. 19 Duke Durham, N.C. Wallace Wade Stadium GT leads 47-30-1 TBD TBD
Nov. 26 GEORGIA Atlanta BOBBY DODD STADIUM GA leads 61-39-5 TBD TBD