Big Ten Network, ESPN and FOX Announce Early-Season Schedules

Big Ten Network, ESPN and FOX Announce Early-Season Schedules

[2022 Big Ten Football Composite Schedule]

Big Ten Network, ESPN and FOX Sports announced their coverage for games during the first three weeks of the 2022 Big Ten football season and other select games later in the season. Details for those games can be found below.


In addition, start times for all 14 schools’ Homecoming contests were announced, along with the Big Ten Football Championship Game on FOX and bowl games televised by ESPN. Television designations not announced for homecoming contests will be released at a later date and may be carried on Big Ten Network, ESPN Networks, FOX or FS1.



all times ET

(HC) designates Homecoming



Saturday, Aug. 27
Nebraska vs. Northwest | 12:30 pm | FOX (Game in Dublin, Ireland)
Wyoming at Illinois | 4 p.m. | BTN



Thursday, Sept. 1
Penn State at Purdue | 8 p.m. | FOX
New Mexico State at Minnesota | 9 p.m. | BTN



Friday, Sept. two
Western Michigan at Michigan State | 7 p.m. | ESPN
Illinois at Indiana | 8 p.m. | FS1



Saturday, Sept. 3
South Dakota State at Iowa | 12 p.m. | FS1
Buffalo at Maryland | 12 p.m. | BTN
Colorado State at Michigan | 12 p.m. | ABC
Rutgers at Boston College | 12 p.m. | ACC Network
North Dakota at Nebraska | 3:30 pm | BTN
Illinois State at Wisconsin | 7 p.m. | FS1
Notre Dame at Ohio State | 7:30 pm | ABC



Saturday, Sept. 10
Western Illinois at Minnesota | 12 p.m. | BTN
Duke at Northwestern | 12 p.m. | FS1
Arkansas State at Ohio State | 12 p.m. | BTN
Ohio at Penn State | 12 p.m. | ABC
Maryland at Charlotte | 3:30 pm | Stadium
Washington State at Wisconsin | 3:30 pm | FOX
Virginia at Illinois | 4 p.m. | ESPNU
Iowa State at Iowa | 4 p.m. | BTN
Akron at Michigan State | 4 p.m. | BTN
Indiana State at Purdue | 4 p.m. | BTN
Wagner at Rutgers | 4 p.m. | BTN
Georgia Southern at Nebraska | 7:30 pm | FS1
Idaho at Indiana | 8 p.m. | BTN
Hawaii at Michigan | 8 p.m. | BTN



Saturday, Sept. 17
Western Kentucky at Indiana | 12 p.m. | BTN
UConn at Michigan | 12 p.m. | ABC
Oklahoma at Nebraska | 12 p.m. | FOX
SIU at Northwestern | 12 p.m. | BTN
Purdue at Syracuse | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
Colorado at Minnesota | 3:30 pm | ESPN2
Penn State at Auburn | 3:30 pm | CBS
New Mexico State at Wisconsin | 3:30 pm | BTN
Toledo at Ohio State | 7 p.m. | FOX
Nevada at Iowa | 7:30 pm | BTN
SMU at Maryland | 7:30 pm | FS1
Michigan State at Washington | 7:30 pm | ABC
Rutgers at Temple | TimeTBD | ESPN+



Thursday, Sept. 22
Chattanooga at Illinois | 8:30pm | BTN



Saturday, Sept. 24
Maryland at Michigan | 12 p.m. | FOX or FS1 (HC)
FAU at Purdue | 7:30 pm | BTN (HC)
Miami (OH) at Northwestern | TimeTBD | BTN
Wisconsin at Ohio State | TimeTBD | ABC
Central Michigan at Penn State | TimeTBD | BTN



Saturday, Oct. 1
Purdue at Minnesota | 12 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)
Rutgers at Ohio State | 3:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)
Indiana at Nebraska | 7 or 7:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)
Northwestern at Penn State | TimeTBD | ESPN Network TBD



Friday, Oct. 7
Nebraska at Rutgers | 7 p.m. | FS1



Saturday, Oct. 8
Michigan at Indiana | 12 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)
Wisconsin at Northwestern | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)



Saturday, Oct. 15
Minnesota at Illinois | 12 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)
Wisconsin at Michigan State | 3:30 or 4 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)



Saturday, Oct 22
Indiana at Rutgers | 12 p.m. | NetworkTBD (HC)
Northwestern at Maryland | 3:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)
Purdue at Wisconsin | 3:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)
Minnesota at Penn State | 7:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)



Saturday, Oct 29
Northwestern at Iowa | 3 or 3:30 pm | NetworkTBD (HC)



Friday, Nov 25
Nebraska at Iowa | 4 p.m. | BTN



Saturday, Nov. 26
Michigan at Ohio State | 12 p.m. | FOX



Saturday, Dec. 3
Big Ten Football Championship Game | 8 p.m. | FOX





Big Ten Bowl Games



Monday, Dec 26
Quick Lane Bowl vs. MAC | 2:30 pm | ESPN



Tuesday, Dec 27
Guaranteed Rate Bowl vs. Big 12 | 10:15 p.m. | ESPN



Thursday, Dec. 29
Pinstripe Bowl vs. ACC | 2 p.m. | ESPN



Friday, Dec 30
Duke’s Mayo Bowl vs. ACC | 12 p.m. | ESPN



Saturday, Dec 31
Transperfect Music City Bowl vs. SEC | 12 p.m. | ABC



Monday, Jan. 2, 2023
Tampa Bay Bowl vs. SEC | 12 p.m. | ESPN2
Vrbo Citrus Bowl vs. SEC | 1 p.m. | ABC
Rose Bowl Game vs. Pac-12 | 5 p.m. | ESPN





CFP Semifinals and Remaining New Year’s Six Bowls



Friday, Dec 30
Capital One Orange Bowl | 7:30 or 8 pm | ESPN



Saturday, Dec 31
Allstate Sugar Bowl | 12 p.m. | ESPN
CFP Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl | 4 or 8 pm | ESPN
CFP Semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl | 4 or 8 pm | ESPN



Monday, Jan. 2
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic | 1 p.m. | ESPN



Monday, Jan. 9
College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T | TimeTBD | ESPN

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