ESPN Puts the ACC in 3-D

GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second straight year, ACC Football will be heavily featured by ESPN in its three dimensional telecasts of college football. ESPN has announced that a minimum of five ACC games will be televised on ESPN 3-D this fall, beginning with Maryland hosting Miami on Labor Day Monday Night at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Md.

The game between the Terrapins and Hurricanes, features the ACC debut of new head coaches Randy Edsall of Maryland and Al Golden of Miami, will have an 8 p.m. (ET) Kickoff.

The NC State at Cincinnati game, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 22, at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio (8 p.m. kickoff) will mark the first of three Thursday night ACC 3-D appearances.

ESPN will then put the Hurricanes again on ESPN 3-D on Oct. 27, when Miami hosts Virginia in a Thursday night contest at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. That game will also have an 8 p.m. kickoff.

North Carolina and Virginia Tech will also be on ESPN 3-D on Thursday, Nov. 17, when the Hokies host their Coastal Division rivals at Lane Stadium in another 8 p.m. start.

Finally, the 7th Annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game, which will be held this year at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium on Dec. 3 (8 pm, ET), is also scheduled to be televised on ESPN 3-D. This marks the second straight year the ACC title contest has been televised in both HD and 3-D.

Over the past two seasons, no fewer than nine games involving ACC teams have been televised in 3-D.