Carolina will play in Winston-Salem on September 14, 2019, and will then play host to the Demon Deacons on September 25, 2021.
This is the first time two members of a Power Five conference have agreed to play each other in a football series originally scheduled as non-conference games. The results will not factor into the ACC standings.
“This is a unique opportunity to play a regional rival in years that fall outside the normal conference rotation,” said UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham. “We have a long history with Wake Forest that has historical value and will generate interest within our fans.”
Although the two schools no longer meet on an annual basis, the Carolina-Wake Forest rivalry is the third-oldest rivalry in the ACC with 105 previous meetings. Carolina leads the series, 68-35-2. The two institutions met on the gridiron every year from 1944-2004, but have met just four times since. In the most recent meeting, Wake Forest held on for a narrow 28-27 victory in 2012.
Carolina and Wake Forest are slated to play conference games in 2015 in Kenan Stadium and 2022 in Winston-Salem.
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