Dec. 3, 2011; Charlotte, NC, USA; The ACC logo hangs over an entrance before the game between the Clemson Tigers and the Virginia Tech Hokies at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

ACC Releases 2013 Football Opponents

Nov 17, 2012; Charleston, SC, USA; Clemson Tigers safety Rashard Hall (31) reacts after the play during the second quarter against the NC State Wolfpack at Clemson Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Syracuse’s home slate for their first season in the ACC is awesome.

The Atlantic Coast Conference just released their football opponents for the 2013 season. Here are the home and away games for Syracuse, as listed on the Syracuse Athletics website:

Syracuse’s 2013 ACC Opponents (Home)
Boston College – Series: SU leads, 28-18
Clemson – Series: SU leads, 1-0
Wake Forest – Series: Tied, 1-1
Pittsburgh (PC) – Series: Pitt leads, 34-31-3

Syracuse’s 2013 ACC Opponents (Away)
Florida State – Series: FSU leads, 5-1
Maryland – Series: SU leads, 18-14-2
N.C. State – Series: N.C. State leads, 6-0
Georgia Tech (RC) – Series: GT leads, 2-0

PC – Permanent crossover opponent
RC – Rotating crossover opponent

Boston College and Clemson at home? Sign me up. The only thing that really would have made this schedule better would be Florida State coming to the Dome. As it is, I love that it is staggered where Syracuse is playing Clemson and Florida State on opposite years. I haven’t seen word on any dates being released, but the ACC loves to have week one match ups, so a Syracuse-Clemson week one match up in the Dome would make me happier than a 10 year old on Christmas morning.

The timing of this schedule is absolutely perfect with the Scott Shafer press conference scheduled for 12:30, so after a long week Syracuse fans can actually start to get excited again.

More details about the schedule as they come available.

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