ESPN and FOX Sports Announce Early-Season Schedules

May 31, 2017


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ESPN and FOX Sports announced their coverage for games during the first three weeks of the season and other select games later in the season on Wednesday. Details for those games can be found below, along with five games that were announced by ESPN last week.

In addition, start times for all 14 schools’ Homecoming contests were announced on Wednesday. Television designations for these contests will be announced at a later date and may include BTN, ESPN or FOX.

Thursday, Aug. 31
Ohio State at Indiana | 8 p.m. | ESPN

Friday, Sept. 1
Washington at Rutgers | 8 p.m. | FS1
Utah State at Wisconsin | 9 p.m. | ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 2
Bowling Green at Michigan State | Noon | ESPNU
Akron at Penn State | Noon | ABC
Florida vs. Michigan (at Arlington, Texas) | 3:30 p.m. | ABC
Louisville vs. Purdue (at Indianapolis, Ind.) | 7:30 p.m. | FOX

Friday, Sept. 8
Ohio at Purdue | 8 p.m. | FS1

Saturday, Sept. 9
Cincinnati at Michigan | Noon | ABC/ESPN
Pittsburgh at Penn State | 3:30 p.m. | ABC
Oklahoma at Ohio State | 7:30 p.m. | ABC

Saturday, Sept. 16
Northern Illinois at Nebraska | Noon | FS1
North Texas at Iowa | 3:30 p.m. | ESPN2
Army West Point at Ohio State | 4:30 p.m. | FOX

Saturday, Sept. 23
Rutgers at Nebraska (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA
Michigan at Purdue (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA
Notre Dame at Michigan State | 8 p.m. | FOX

Friday, Sept. 29
Nebraska at Illinois | 8 p.m. | FS1

Saturday, Oct. 7
Illinois at Iowa (HC) | Noon | TBA
Penn State at Northwestern (HC) | Noon | TBA
Maryland at Ohio State (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA

Saturday, October 14
Michigan at Indiana (HC) | Noon | TBA
Northwestern at Maryland | TBA | ESPN/ESPN2

Saturday, Oct. 21
Purdue at Rutgers (HC) | Noon | TBA
Maryland at Wisconsin (HC) | Noon | TBA
Indiana at Michigan State (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA
Illinois at Minnesota (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA

Saturday, October 28
Wisconsin at Illinois (HC) | Noon | TBA
Rutgers at Michigan (HC) | Noon | TBA
Penn State at Ohio State | 3:30 p.m. | FOX
Indiana at Maryland (HC) | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | TBA
Michigan State at Northwestern | TBA | ESPN/ESPN2

Saturday, Nov. 11
Rutgers at Penn State (HC) | Noon | TBA

Friday, Nov. 24
Iowa at Nebraska | 4 p.m. | FS1

Saturday, Nov. 25
Ohio State at Michigan | Noon | FOX


All times ET
(HC) designates Homecoming