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Kickoff times set for Clemson’s first three football games of 2022

The Charlotte Observer logo The Charlotte Observer 5/26/2022 Michael Sauls, The Charlotte Observer

The Clemson Tigers will officially begin their 2022 season with a Monday night game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sept. 5 against Georgia Tech in the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game.

“For the first time in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game’s history we’ll host two teams from the same conference facing off and starting ACC conference play in Atlanta,” Gary Stokan, Peach Bowl CEO and president, said in a statement. “These are two great rivals and two passionate fan bases who will be in the national spotlight in prime time on Labor Day night.”

Clemson has played in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game twice (Alabama in 2008, Auburn in 2012). The kickoff time for the season opener (8 p.m.) as well as the Tigers’ next two games were all released Thursday afternoon. Clemson is slated to play Furman at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and Louisiana Tech at 8 p.m. Sept. 17.

The game against Georgia Tech will be televised on ESPN, while ACC Network with televise both the Furman and Louisiana Tech games.

Clemson finished 10-3 last season, ending its season with a victory over Iowa State in the Cheez-It Bowl.

Clemson 2022 football schedule

  • Sept. 5 (Mon): at Georgia Tech, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
  • Sept. 10: vs. Furman, 3:30 p.m. (ACC Network)
  • Sept. 17: vs. Louisiana Tech, 8 p.m. (ACC Network)
  • Sept. 24: at Wake Forest
  • Oct. 1: vs. NC State
  • Oct. 8: at Boston College
  • Oct. 15: at Florida State
  • Oct. 22: home vs. Syracuse
  • Oct. 29: OPEN
  • Nov. 5: at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 12: vs. Louisville
  • Nov. 19: vs. Miami
  • Nov. 26: vs. South Carolina

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