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NCSU, BYU agree to meet in football for the first time. Here’s when they’ll play.

N.C. State will play Brigham Young in 2024 and 2030.
N.C. State will play Brigham Young in 2024 and 2030. ehyman@newsobserver.com

N.C. State and Brigham Young have agreed to meet in football for the first time, part of a series of new non-conference games the Wolfpack announced on Monday.

N.C. State will play Brigham Young in Raleigh in 2024, and the Wolfpack will make its first trip to Provo, Utah, in 2030.

Since the ACC counts Brigham Young as a power five opponent for football scheduling purposes, N.C. State now has met the league’s requirement to play a power five non-conference game each season through 2031. Teams included are West Virginia (2018, 2019), Mississippi State (2020, 2021), Texas Tech (2022, 2027), Brigham Young (2024, 2030), Notre Dame (2023, 2025, 2029, 2031) and Vanderbilt (2026, 2028).

The Wolfpack also has contracts to play non-conference games with South Florida and Louisiana Tech in future seasons.

South Florida will play the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium in 2021, then N.C. State plays the Bulls in Tampa in 2024.

N.C. State and South Florida have met three times, with the most recent being a 2014 game in Tampa that the Wolfpack won 49-17.

N.C. State also agreed to a three-game deal with Louisiana Tech. The first two games will be at Carter-Finley Stadium in 2021 and 2024. The teams will play in Ruston, La., in 2025.

The only previous meeting between N.C. State and Louisiana Tech came in 2013 when, in Dave Doeren’s debut as head coach, the Wolfpack won 40-14.

Steve Wiseman: 919-419-6671, @stevewisemanNC

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