PISCATAWAY, N.J. (May 13, 2014) – Two additional football kickoff times for Rutgers’ inaugural season in the Big Ten in 2014 were announced by the Big Ten and its television partners. Rutgers’ first visit to Ohio State (October 18) begins at 3:30 p.m. with live television coverage on either ABC, BTN or ESPN/ESPN2.
Rutgers’ 2014 Homecoming game against Wisconsin (November 1) will kickoff at noon with live television coverage on ABC or BTN or ESPN/ESPN2.
Television network designations will be determined either 12 days or six days before the game. The remaining games without kickoff times and television designations will also fall under the 12-day or six-day windows.
Rutgers makes its Big Ten debut on the gridiron under the lights as the Scarlet Knights host Penn State in primetime on Big Ten Network. Kickoff for the Sept. 13 matchup is set for 8 p.m. from High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway.
Rutgers’ second Big Ten game will also be in primetime on BTN on October 4 when Michigan makes its first visit to High Point Solutions Stadium. Kickoff against the Wolverines is set for 7 p.m.
The Scarlet Knights begin the 2014 season in Seattle against Washington State at the home field of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink Field.
Forty-four letterwinners and 16 starters return for the Scarlet Knights in their inaugural Big Ten campaign in 2014. Season tickets are available by calling the Rutgers Ticket Office at 1-866-445-GORU or visiting ScarletKnights.com.
2014 Rutgers Football Schedule
Aug. 28 at Washington State (in Seattle, Wash.)
Sept. 6 Howard
Sept. 13 Penn State * (BTN) – 8 p.m.
Sept. 20 at Navy (CBS Sports Network) – 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 27 Tulane
Oct. 4 Michigan * (BTN) – 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 at Ohio State * (ABC or ESPN/ESPN2 or BTN) – 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 at Nebraska *
Nov. 1 Wisconsin (Homecoming) * (ABC or ESPN/ESPN2 or BTN) – Noon
Nov. 15 Indiana *
Nov. 22 at Michigan State *
Nov. 29 at Maryland *
* Denotes Big Ten game