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Early-Season Kickoff Times, Networks Announced

Eagles host Miami Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2

Eagles host Miami Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. on ABC/ESPN2

May 17, 2012

Boston College will kick off its 2012 season at home against Miami on Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. and will host Maine, its opponent in week two, on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m., according to an announcement made by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Thursday.

The Sept. 1 game between the Eagles and Hurricanes will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and regionally on ABC.

Boston College and Maine on Sept. 8 will be carried exclusively by ESPN3, the web-streaming platform which is now available in more than 73 million homes.

Also announced Thursday, the eighth annual ACC Football Championship game will kick off Dec. 1 in Charlotte, N.C., at either 7:45 p.m. on ESPN or 8 p.m. on ABC. It marks the fourth straight season in which the ACC title game is to be played in prime time.


Sept. 1Miami*ABC/ESPN2#3:30 p.m.
Sept. 8MaineESPN31 p.m.
Sept. 15at Northwestern
Sept. 29Clemson*
Oct. 6at ArmyCBS Sports NetworkNoon
Oct. 13at Florida State*
Oct. 20at Georgia Tech*
Oct. 27Maryland*
Nov. 3at Wake Forest*
Nov. 10Notre Dame
Nov. 17Virginia Tech*
Nov. 24at NC State*

* denotes Atlantic Coast Conference game
# televised regionally on ABC, on ESPN2 to the rest of the nation

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