Coinciding with the release of the entire ACC football schedule for 2015, the University of Louisville football program released its upcoming schedule on Thursday morning.
Louisville will open the season against Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday, September 5. The Tigers finished 8-5 last season, including a loss to Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl. It'll be the first of seven games for the Cardinals against schools that advanced to bowl games and five teams who won eight or more games last season.
Former Conference USA rival Houston will serve as Louisville's home-opener on Saturday, September 12. U of L holds an 8-7 all-time series lead against the Cougars.
Five days later, the Cardinals welcome Clemson to Papa John's Cardinal Stadium for a Thursday night ESPN broadcast in what will be the conference-opener for both programs.
Louisville returns to action nine days later when they host FCS opponent Samford in what is the first meeting between the two schools.
The Cardinals hit the road for its next two outings - at North Carolina State and following a week off at Florida State. The Cardinals visit Raleigh, NC to face the Wolfpack on Saturday, October 3 and then travel to Tallahassee, Fla., to meet the Seminoles on October 17.
Louisville returns home on October 24 to host Boston College before going back on the road for a Friday night game at Wake Forest.
U of L will close out its home slate with two straight ACC contests. Syracuse visits on November 7, with Virginia arriving a week later.
A road trip to one-time Big East rival Pittsburgh on November 21 will be the final regular season ACC contest of season for the Cardinals.
Louisville finishes the regular season at rival Kentucky on Saturday, November 28.
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