Virginia Tech fans celebrate

Virginia Tech fans celebrate the outcome of the Virginia Tech — University of North Carolina NCAA football game in Blacksburg on Oct. 19, 2019. The Hokies won the game 43-41 in 6OT.

BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech’s 2020 football schedule features seven games at Lane Stadium for the third straight season.

Some notable dates include a Thursday night home game against Boston College on Oct. 22 (the first Thursday night game between the programs since 2007), a Friday night game on Nov. 6 at Heinz Field against Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth Cup moving back to Saturday this year with Virginia visiting Lane Stadium on Nov. 28.

All 14 ACC teams are scheduled to play at least one non-Saturday game this season.

The Hokies open their ACC schedule on Oct. 3 at home against Georgia Tech. They will also travel to Louisville for the first time since 1992 on Oct. 31 in a game that marks the first time the programs meet as ACC rivals.

The game times and networks for the first three weeks of the season will be announced in May.

2020 Virginia Tech Schedule

Sept. 5: vs. Liberty

Sept. 12: vs. Penn State

Sept. 19: at Mid. Tennessee St.

Sept. 26: vs. North Alabama

Oct. 3: vs. Georgia Tech

Oct. 10: at North Carolina

Oct. 22: vs. Boston College

Oct. 31: at Louisville

Nov. 6: at Pittsburgh

Nov. 14: vs. Miami

Nov. 21: at Duke

Nov. 28: vs. Virginia

Mike Niziolek is the Virginia Tech football beat writer for The Roanoke Times. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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