Clemson, Georgia Tech football schedules announced

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New Atlantic Coast Con­ference member Louisville plays at Clemson for the first time as part of the Tigers’ 2014 schedule.

The ACC released the conference schedule Wednesday.

Clemson opens league play Sept. 20 with a road game against defending national and ACC champion Florida State. The Tigers return home for three consecutive ACC games with North Carolina (Sept. 27), North Carolina State (Oct. 4) and Louisville (Oct. 11).

Clemson plays three of its next four games on the road: at Boston College (Oct. 18), at Wake Forest (Nov. 6) and at Georgia Tech (Nov. 15). The team’s last home ACC game comes against Syracuse (Oct. 25).

The Tigers start the season Aug. 30 at Georgia. They play rival South Carolina on Nov. 29.

GEORGIA TECH: Home games against Orange Bowl champion Clemson (Nov. 15), ACC Coastal Division champion Duke (Oct. 11) and division rivals Miami (Oct. 4) and Virginia (Nov. 1), and road games at Georgia (Nov. 29), Pittsburgh (Oct. 25), Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) and North Carolina (Oct. 18) highlight the Yellow Jackets’ 2014 schedule.

The Yellow Jackets open the season Aug. 30 against Wofford in Bobby Dodd Stadium and play host to Georgia Southern on Sept. 13. Georgia Tech opens ACC play against Virginia Tech on Sept. 20.

GEORGIA: Is set to hire South Alabama defensive coordinator Kevin Sherrer to its defensive staff, a source said.

Sherrer and new Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt were on staff together at Alabama and before that at Hoover (Ala.) High School.

Sherrer could be line to coach one of the linebacker positions for the Bulldogs.

Neither South Alabama nor Georgia confirmed the hire, but South Alabama coach Joey Jones told the Mobile (Ala.) Register that Sherrer and Georgia had talked about a position.

2014 SCHEDULES

CLEMSON

Aug. 30 at Georgia

Sept. 6 South Carolina State

Sept. 20 at Florida State

Sept. 27 North Carolina

Oct. 4 North Carolina State

Oct. 11 Louisville

Oct. 18 at Boston College

Oct. 25 Syracuse

Nov. 6 at Wake Forest

Nov. 15 at Georgia Tech

Nov. 22 Georgia State

Nov. 29 South Carolina

GEORGIA TECH

Aug. 30 Wofford

Sept. 6 at Tulane

Sept. 13 Georgia Southern

Sept. 20 at Virginia Tech

Oct. 4 Miami

Oct. 11 Duke

Oct. 18 at North Carolina

Oct. 25 at Pittsburgh

Nov. 1 Virginia

Nov. 8 at North Carolina State

Nov. 15 Clemson

Nov. 29 at Georgia


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