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The Belk College Kickoff is an annual college football game played on the opening weekend of the college football season in Charlotte, NC at Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers.[1]

Belk College Kickoff
StadiumBank of America Stadium
LocationCharlotte, NC
Operated2015–present
Sponsors
Belk (2015–present)
2018 matchup
West Virginia vs. Tennessee (40–14)

Contents

Game resultsEdit

Date Winning team Losing team Attendance
September 3, 2015 South Carolina Gamecocks 17 North Carolina Tar Heels 13 51,664[2]
September 2, 2017 South Carolina Gamecocks 35 NC State Wolfpack 28 50,367[3]
September 1, 2018 17 West Virginia Mountaineers 40 Tennessee Volunteers 14 66,793[4]

Rankings are from the AP Poll.

Future gamesEdit

  • 2019: South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
  • 2020: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  • 2021: East Carolina Pirates vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers
  • 2023: South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

RecordsEdit

By teamEdit

Rank Team Apps Record Win %
1 South Carolina 2 2–0 1.000
2 West Virginia 1 1–0 1.000
3 North Carolina 1 0–1 0.000
4 NC State 1 0–1 0.000
5 Tennessee 1 0–1 0.000

By conferenceEdit

Rank Conference Apps Record Win %
1 Big 12 1 1–0 1.000
2 SEC 3 2–1 0.666
3 ACC 2 0–2 0.000

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belk Announces Sponsorship of 2015 Belk College Kickoff Game". Prnewswire.com. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "North Carolina vs. South Carolina - Game Summary - September 3, 2015". Espn.go.com. September 3, 2015. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "NC State vs. South Carolina - Game Summary - September 2, 2017". ESPN. February 9, 2017. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  4. ^ "West Virginia vs. Tennessee - Game Summary - September 1, 2018". ESPN. January 9, 2018. Retrieved September 2, 2018.