The ACC has announced it will end divisions and have a new scheduling format for football beginning in 2023.
Under the old format, NC State previously had only one assigned rival, North Carolina. Now joining the Tar Heels on the Wolfpack's schedule annually will be Atlantic Division rival Clemson and Triangle neighbor Duke.
Continuing the rivalry that was not interrupted by ACC expansion, the Tigers and NC State have been playing each other every season since 1956, sans the 2020 campaign influenced by the Covid pandemic, and leads the series 59-29-1. The Textile Bowl has also been dominated recently by Clemson, who has won 15 of the past 17 matchups despite falling to the Pack in Raleigh last season.
NC State has faced Duke only four times since 2004. The two schools, located in cities that share an airport, played each other every season from 1924-2003 except during World War II in 1944. The Blue Devils lead the series 41-37-5.
NC State's future ACC schedules
Home – Clemson, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina
Away – Duke, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
Home – Duke, Georgia Tech, Syracuse, Wake Forest
Away – Clemson, Florida State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh
Home – Clemson, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech
Away – Boston College, Duke, Louisville, Miami
Home – Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Pittsburgh
Away – Clemson, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Syracuse
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