Sunday at North Carolina State, 7:15

The big game.

Sept. 10 at Duke, noon

The Hokies make their first trip to Durham, N.C., since 1982; the Blue Devils lead all-time series, 7-5.

Sept. 17 Ohio, 3:30

Former Nebraska coach Frank Solich takes over the Bobcats, who haven't won more than four games since 2000.

Sept. 24 Georgia Tech, TBA

The Hokies scored 22 points in the final six minutes to beat Yellow Jackets, 34-20, in Atlanta last season.

Oct. 1 at West Virginia, noon

The Hokies upset the then-No. 6 Mountaineers, 19-13, in Blacksburg, Va., last season.

Oct. 8 Marshall, TBA

Former Ohio State defensive coordinator Mark Snyder leads the Thundering Herd into Conference USA.

Oct. 20 at Maryland, 7:45

The Hokies have scored 110 points in their last two games against the Terrapins, including a 55-6 win last season.

Oct. 27 Boston College, 7:45

Tech won eight of 11 meetings with the Eagles when the teams played in the Big East Conference.

Nov. 5 Miami, TBA

The Hurricanes have won only once in their last five trips to Lane Stadium.

Nov. 19 at Virginia, TBA

The Hokies have lost five of their last nine games in Charlottesville, including a 35-21 defeat in 2003.

Nov. 26 North Carolina, TBA

Last season's 27-24 victory over the Tar Heels was Tech's first in the series since 1928.