The North Carolina Tar Heels football team will play six games on the road while also playing six games at home in Kenan Memorial Stadium.
It’s hard to say exactly how good the Tar Heels football team will be this upcoming season but that doesn’t stop us from taking a further look into conference play for the 2014 season.
Let’s take a closer look into the ACC home games the Tar Heels will play in the 2014 season:
Oct. 4th — Virginia Tech
The Hokies are coming off of an 8-5 season while going 5-3 in the ACC. The Hokies season ended with a 42-12 loss to the UCLA Bruins in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Virginia Tech defeated the Tar Heels 27-17 last season in Blacksburg. The all-time series record is in Virginia Tech’s favor as the Heels are 11-20-6.
Oct. 18th — Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech ended last season 7-6 overall with a 5-3 conference record and finished their season with a 25-17 loss to the Ole Miss Rebels in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. The Yellow Jackets beat the Tar Heels 28-20 last season in Atlanta. The Tar Heels trail in the all-time series with a record of 18-28-3.
Nov. 15th — Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Panthers are coming off of their first season being in the ACC, where they finished 7-6 overall and 3-5 in the conference. Pittsburgh’s season ended on a good note with a 30-27 win over the Bowling Green Falcons in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. The Tar Heels are 5-3 all-time against the Panthers with the Tar Heels most recent win being 34-27 last season at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Nov. 29th — NC State
Everyone knows what is at stake when the Wolfpack travel to Chapel Hill for the last game of the regular season. North Carolina is 65-32-6 all-time against NC State. The Tar Heels have won two straight against NC State and won the last meeting 27-19 in Raleigh. The last time the Wolfpack played in Chapel Hill, the Tar Heels won off of a punt return. And here is a little clip for the Wolfpack fans to enjoy and so they can reminisce about their last trip to Chapel Hill: