2019 Schedule is out

Aug. 31 at Boston College
Sept. 7 OLD DOMINION
Sept. 14 FURMAN
Sept. 27 DUKE (Fri.)
Oct. 5 at Miami
Oct. 12 RHODE ISLAND
Oct. 19 NORTH CAROLINA
Nov. 2 at Notre Dame
Nov. 9 WAKE FOREST
Nov. 16 at Georgia Tech
Nov. 23 PITT
Nov. 29 at Virginia (Fri.)

Opening at BC on the new ACC Network, and two Friday games, one at home against Duke and one at UVA. No Thursday game this year.

Link: http://theacc.com/news/2019/1/16/acc-announces-2019-football-schedule.aspx

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I like playing Miami early and ND late this upcoming season. Rhode Island game is in a weird spot but I'll take it.

Agreed on all counts.

I really wish we could have scheduled another FBS team, but if that's the price to pay for getting rid of ECU then I'll take it.

Still remains to be seen how many people will have access to the ACC Network when it launches is August, but I would imagine that it will only be available on the higher tiers of channel packages. I guess I'll be grabbing a stream for that one from r/cfbstreams.

I guess the way the calendar falls everyone will get two byes this year?

I have no idea why my username is VT_Warthog.

Arkansas blew a 24-0 lead in the Belk Bowl.

Twice every 7 years on average, there's an extra week between Labor Day and the first Saturday in December. This is one of those years. The next will be 2024.

Yeah at first I thought maybe we had just gotten lucky but then I thought about how early Labor Day is and thanksgiving is a bit later and realized everyone should have two this year.

I have no idea why my username is VT_Warthog.

Arkansas blew a 24-0 lead in the Belk Bowl.

UVA will have a bye and then Liberty the two weeks before us. We will be at Georgia Tech and then hosting Pitt.

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

We get Miami after Bethune-Cookman, Central Michigan, and a bye.

We have Furman, a bye, and Duke

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

I like it, we don't have a stretch of completely brutal games

You put those words together, those are my favorite words, Popeyes and bahama
- Mike Burnup

possibly GT, Pitt, and UVA?

That's funny

You put those words together, those are my favorite words, Popeyes and bahama
- Mike Burnup

Sadly, that's less funny than you think.

"How the ass pocket will be used, I do not know. Alls I know is, the ass pocket will be used."
- The BoD

Let's see... in 2018, against those three teams, we:

- lost by 21
- lost by 30
- needed about 5 miracles just to win in OT

Yes, GT has a new coach and is nixing the option, so their offense is liable to be bad next year, but they will have had a full season to try to figure out how to play a traditional offense and their defense could be pretty good. I don't see Pitt taking a big step back, and UVA played well above their expectations in 2018 and could easily do so again in 2019.

It's not exactly murderer's row, but it'll certainly be the 3-game stretch that determines how much we've improved from 2018. If it's anything less than "a lot", we could easily drop 2 of those games.

3 years ago I would agree, now, not so funny.

The Dude Abides

I guess the Commonwealth Cup is a Black Friday thing now.

*/looks at Atlantic schedule

Let's not all take a bye on the same week

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Four ACC teams will have byes the week before they play us

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Aaaaaaaaaaaand we have byes before playing an ACC team and Notre Dame.

Probably just random. And even if the ACC scheduling committee hates us for whatever reason, I don't see the point in complaining.

Cue the general public squawking about how they hate Friday Night Games and FBS teams....

Friday might be better IMO....no missed work days the next day = more partying

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See, I don't hate Friday night games. But I am not going to take a day off of Work to go watch fucking Duke. Which is fine and whatever, I will just leave work early and make it there by gametime and miss tailgating.

Now, Cole, when you shift the gear and that little needle on the tach goes into the red and reads 9000 RPMs, that's bad!

You're going to miss a 10 hour tailgate with all of your favorite people? One day off work is worth that.

Now, Cole, when you shift the gear and that little needle on the tach goes into the red and reads 9000 RPMs, that's bad!

Devils advocate...I've been to some of the top tier games in the past years. Heck, even some of the middle tier games too. I've seen them lose to F$U, Miami, Notre Dame, UNC, Duke, F$U again, BC. I'd rather tailgate for a whole day and watch a VT victory than tailgate all day and watch them lose. So if we can beat Duke this year, Friday is gonna be on like donkey kong.

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The torch; be yours to hold it high.
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So awesome to not see ECU on there, now just gotta get rid of ODU and Liberty (future schedules I know)...

I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
“I served in the United States Navy"

KCCO

now just gotta get rid of ODU

Oh boy I have bad news for you.

Trust me, wifey and mil who are both odu alum have been rubbing it in...

I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
“I served in the United States Navy"

KCCO