CHARLOTTE, N.C. (theACC.com) – The No. 10 Louisville Cardinals clinched a spot in the 2023 ACC Football Championship Game with their win at Miami on Saturday. It will mark the Cardinals’ first-ever trip to the ACC Football Championship Game, as Louisville will take on No. 4 Florida State in the title game.
The 2023 ACC Football Championship Game, which features the top two teams based on the highest winning percentage in regular-season conference play, will kick off at 8 p.m. on ABC on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is the 14th time in the last 15 years that the game will be held in primetime.
As the second team to clinch a spot in the championship game, Louisville’s bench will be on the south side of the stadium. Florida State’s bench will be on the north side of the field.
The Cardinals are 10-1 overall and finished the season at 7-1 in ACC play under first-year head coach Jeff Brohm. Louisville will host a non-conference game with Kentucky on Saturday, Nov. 25, in the regular-season finale.
Ranked No. 10 in the latest College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Cardinals have been ranked in each of the last seven weeks of the Associated Press Top 25 Poll, reaching as high as No. 9 in this week’s poll. The No. 9 national AP ranking is the highest for Louisville since coming in as high as No. 3 in the AP Poll in 2016.
In 2018, the ACC, Charlotte Sports Foundation, and Carolina Panthers announced a 10-year agreement to keep the ACC Football Championship Game in Charlotte through the 2030 season. The game is played annually at Bank of America…