The Atlantic Coast Conference released home and away opponents for the 2013 season and North Carolina will face Boston College, Duke, Miami and Virginia at Kenan Stadium.

The Tar Heels will have conference road games at Georgia Tech, N.C. State, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech.

In non-conference games, Carolina will open the season at South Carolina and will face Middle Tennessee State, East Carolina and Old Dominion at Kenan Stadium.

North Carolina went 8-4 in 2012 but were not eligible to play in any bowl games.

In other recent Football news, Gio Bernard declared for the NFL draft and offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper was named a first team consensus All-American.