North Carolina and N.C. State will both get an early turn in the 2013 college football season in the national spotlight.
In November, the Wolfpack, Tar Heels and Duke will all get a shot at each other on the field.
The ACC released the dates of the football schedule on Monday, it previously released the opponents. UNC will open the season at South Carolina on Aug. 29 on ESPN. The Tar Heels, who went 8-4 in Larry Fedora's first season in 2012, will also host another Thursday night game on ESPN.