ACC Announces Start Times, TV Networks for Tigers First Two Home Games of 2021

Clemson fans now know what time each of the Tigers first three games on the schedule will start.

The opener against Georgia in Charlotte was announced as a prime time affair a couple of weeks back and on Thursday the ACC announced kickoff times for the next two games.

The Tigers home opener against South Carolina State on September 11 will start at 5:00pm and will be televised by the ACC Network.

The week three matchup at home on September 18 against Georgia Tech is set for 3:30 on ABC or ESPN.

The game at Syracuse was another that had been previously announced. The Tigers are scheduled to play the Orange at 7pm on October 15 and it will be a 7pm game on ESPN.

Other games on Clemsonโ€™s 2021 schedule include a trips to NC State on September 25, Boston College on October 2, Louisville on November 6 and home games against Boston College on October 2, Florida State on October 30, UConn on November 13, and Wake Forest on November 20.

The matchup with the Georgia Bulldogs has been one of the more anticipated games of the upcoming season and will be played on September 4 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. It will be a 7:30 game on ABC. This game anchors an ACC non-conference schedule that continues to be the most difficult in the country.

The ACC has 23 games against Power 5 opponents scheduled including Notre Dame. The league will also be playing 13 non-conference games against teams ranked in the final 2020 AP Top 25 poll.

Not only do all 14 teams play at least one Power 5 non-conference opponent but Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, Virginia, and Virginia Tech all play two this season.

The Tigers will be vying for their seventh straight Conference championship which will be played December 4 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

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