The Miami (Ohio) game will not be televised. Last season, the RedHawks finished 7-5 overall and tied for second place in the Mid-American Conference.
Both of the previous meetings between North Carolina and Syracuse were broadcast nationally by ESPN. In 1995, Syracuse defeated the Tar Heels, 20-9, in Chapel Hill on ESPN. The following season, Carolina beat No. 9 Syracuse, 27-10, in the Carrier Dome on ESPN2. Syracuse finished 10-3 last year and was ranked 14th in both the Associated Press and Coaches' Top 25 polls.
The Carolina - Texas game will be a split nationally televised game. The other game is Nebraska at Penn State. Texas, led by former Tar Heel head coach Mack Brown, won the Big 12 South title last year and finished fifth in the country in both polls. Last year, Carolina lost at No. 4 Texas, 44-14, at Darrel K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium.
Since 1995, 67 of Carolina's 81 football games (83 percent) have been televised.