Huskers to open season at Ohio State

The Huskers will play at Ohio State on Oct. 24 to open the season.
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From: Nebraska Athletics

LINCOLN — The Big Ten Conference announced its 2020 football schedule on Saturday morning, outlining Nebraska’s eight-game regular-season slate, beginning with an Oct. 24 matchup at Ohio State.

All Big Ten teams will play eight games, including four home games and four on the road. Nebraska will face each of the other six Big Ten West schools, along with East Division crossover contests against preseason top-10 foes Ohio State and Penn State.

Nebraska will welcome defending Big Ten West champ Wisconsin to Lincoln on Halloween to open its home schedule at Memorial Stadium. In addition to the home opener against the Badgers Nebraska will also host Penn State (Nov. 14), Illinois (Nov. 21) and Minnesota (Dec. 12) in Lincoln.

In addition to its road opener at Ohio State, Nebraska will also make road trips to Northwestern (Nov. 7), Iowa (Nov. 28) and Purdue (Dec. 5). All Big Ten teams will play a ninth game on the weekend of Dec. 19 against a crossover opponent to be determined. Television information and start times will be announced at a later date, as well as any Friday or ‘special date games’.

The Oct. 24 start date is the latest kickoff to a Nebraska football season since 1892. The Big Ten announced earlier this week that all football games this season will be played without fans.


October 24: at Ohio State

October 31: Wisconsin

November 7: at Northwestern

Nov. 14: Penn State

Nov. 21: Illinois

Nov. 27 or 28: at Iowa

Dec. 5: at Purdue

Dec. 12: Minnesota

Dec. 19: Big Ten Championship or cross-divisional game


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