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
Rayo Vallecano vs. Salamanca Northwestern | 12:30 pm | FOX (Game in Dublin, Ireland)
Wyoming at Illinois | 4 pm | BTN

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

Friday, Sept. 2
Western Michigan at Michigan State | 7 pm | ESPN
Illinois at Indiana | 8 pm | FS1

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

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

Saturday, Sept. 17
Western Kentucky at Indiana | 12 pm | BTN
UConn at Michigan | 12 pm | ABC
Oklahoma at Nebraska | 12 pm | FOX
SIU at Northwestern | 12 pm | BTN
Purdue at Syracuse | 12 pm | 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 pm | 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 | Time TBD | ESPN +

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

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

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

Friday, Oct. 7
Nebraska at Rutgers | 7 pm | FS1

Saturday, Oct. 8
Michigan at Indiana | 12 pm | Network TBD (HC)
Wisconsin at Northwestern | 3:30 or 4 pm | Network TBD (HC)

Saturday, Oct. 15
Minnesota at Illinois | 12 pm | Network TBD (HC)
Wisconsin at Michigan State | 3:30 or 4 pm | Network TBD (HC)

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

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

Friday, Nov. 25
Nebraska at Iowa | 4 pm | BTN

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

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

Big Ten Bowl Games

Monday, Dec. 26
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin MAC | 2:30 pm | ESPN

Tuesday, Dec. 27
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin Big 12 | 10:15 pm | ESPN

Thursday, Dec. 29
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin ACC | 2 pm | ESPN

Friday, Dec. 30
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin ACC | 12 pm | ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 31
Transferfect Music City Bowl vs. SEC | 12 pm | ABC

Monday, Jan. 2, 2023
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin SEC | 12 pm | ESPN2
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin SEC | 1 pm | ABC
VfL Bochum vs. 1. FC Union Berlin Pac-12 | 5 pm | 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 pm | 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 pm | ESPN

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

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