Three home football game schedules announced for next 2021 season –

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Three home football game schedules announced for next 2021 season – fr


ROSEMONT, III. – The Big Ten Conference and its TV partners announced today (Thursday, May 27) the kick-off time for three University of Michigan football games in the 2021 season. Additional games may be available. selected before the season or will be chosen during the six and 12 day selection process with the networks.

Michigan opens the season on Saturday, September 4 with a noon kickoff against West Michigan on ESPN. The Wolverines hold a 7-0 advantage in the series, with every game played at Michigan Stadium. Wolverines beat WMU in the last meeting by a score of 49-3 in the 2018 home opener (September 8).

After a prime-time game with Washington (September 11), Michigan will host northern Illinois at noon on Big Ten Network (September 18). It will be the Wolverines-Huskies’ second meeting, with Michigan claiming a 33-17 victory in the 2005 season in the only previous meeting.

The Wolverines will begin the Big Ten season against Rutgers at 3:30 p.m. from the Big House on September 25. UM has won the last six meetings between two of college football’s oldest programs, including last season’s triple-overtime deal in Piscataway, NJ (48-42). This will be the second time Rutgers have been Michigan’s second-leg opponent; UM beat RU by a score of 35-14 in 2017.

With today’s announcement, five of the Wolverines’ seven home games have received a designated start time. The Northwest Game on October 23, the first played for the George Jewett Trophy, and the Indiana game on November 6 are the only home games remaining pending an hour of play and a designation of television network.

Here are the announced game times and TV networks:
September 4 – vs. Western Michigan, noon (ESPN)
11 septembre – vs Washington, 19h30 (ABC)
September 18 – vs. Northern Illinois, noon (BTN)
September 25 – vs Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. (TV TBD)
Nov 27 – vs. Ohio State, noon (FOX)

The Michigan box office will have on-sale periods for ticket packs (June 21-24) and individual games (July 13-16). More details will be forthcoming regarding ticket packs and individual ticket sales.

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