Duke's first road game comes on October 4 in Atlanta versus Georgia Tech. Another open date lands on October 11 before Miami visits Wallace Wade Stadium one week later. Consecutive road tilts against Vanderbilt (Oct. 25) and Wake Forest (Nov. 1) precede the Blue Devils' first game against N.C. State since 2003 on November 8 at Wallace Wade Stadium.
After trips to Clemson (Nov. 15) and Virginia Tech (Nov. 22), Duke concludes the regular season at home against North Carolina on November 27.
A year ago, Duke's 12 opponents combined for a 82-63 (.566) overall record while six teams - Clemson, Georgia Tech, Navy, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest - participated in bowl games. Two schools - Virginia Tech (9th) and Clemson (21st) - finished the year ranked in the Associated Press final poll while two more - Wake Forest and Virginia - were among others receiving votes. In addition, James Madison posted an 8-4 mark, advanced to the Football Championship Series playoffs and was ranked seventh in the classification's final poll.
The fourth annual ACC Championship game featuring the league's divisional winners is set for December 6, 2008, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
Season tickets for Duke's 2008 campaign may be obtained at www.GoDuke.com or by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-375-DUKE.
Duke -- 2008 Football Schedule
30 -- JAMES MADISON -- DURHAM, N.C.
6 -- NORTHWESTERN -- DURHAM, N.C.
13 -- NAVY -- DURHAM, N.C.
20 -- OPEN DATE
27 -- VIRGINIA -- DURHAM, N.C.
4 -- at Georgia Tech -- Atlanta, Ga.
11 -- OPEN DATE
18 -- MIAMI -- DURHAM, N.C.
25 -- at Vanderbilt -- Nashville, Tenn.
1 -- at Wake Forest -- Winston-Salem, N.C.
8 -- N.C. STATE -- DURHAM, N.C.
15 -- at Clemson -- Clemson, S.C.
22 -- at Virginia Tech -- Blacksburg, Va.
29 -- NORTH CAROLINA -- DURHAM, N.C.