Sept. 4 at Temple, noon

The Owls, 5-7 in 2003, are picked to finish last in the seven-team Big East.

Sept. 11 North Carolina, 3:30

Tar Heels Coach John Bunting, 7-17 in ACC games in three seasons, is on the hot seat.

Sept. 18 Akron, 3

Zips quarterback Charlie Frye completed 65 percent of his passes for 3,549 yards in 2003.

Sept. 25 Syracuse, TBA

The Orange must replace seven starters on offense, six on defense.

Oct. 7 Clemson, 7:30

The Tigers won five of their last six games in 2003 to save Coach Tommy Bowden's job.

Oct. 16 at Florida State, TBA

The Seminoles have won eight meetings in a row against the Cavs by a combined 185 points.

Oct. 23 at Duke, TBA

A surprising stat: The Cavaliers barely lead the all-time series, 28-27; they've won eight of past nine meetings.

Nov. 6 Maryland, TBA

The home team has won the past four meetings in the series; the Cavs are 10-2 vs. Terps since 1992.

Nov. 13 vs. Miami, TBA

Cavaliers' only meeting vs. Hurricanes was a 31-21 loss in the 1996 Carquest Bowl.

Nov. 20 at Georgia Tech, TBA

The Cavaliers haven't won at Bobby Dodd Stadium since a 24-7 victory in 1994.

Nov. 27 at Virginia Tech, TBA

Virginia's 35-21 win last season ended a four-game losing streak to the Hokies.