PISCATAWAY, N.J. – In a Tuesday release from Big Ten Network, Rutgers football will host both Eastern Michigan (Sept. 9) and Morgan State (Sept. 16) in games scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. on BTN. The two contests are part of a three-game homestand at High Point Solutions Stadium for the Scarlet Knights to open the season. RU will also welcome Washington (Sept. 1) with an 8 p.m. game on FS1.
It will be the second meeting between Rutgers and Eastern Michigan on the gridiron, with the other encounter resulting in a 28-10 victory for the Scarlet Knights at High Point Solutions Stadium in 2013. RU holds three home wins over Morgan State, including a 38-0 shutout most recently in 2008.
Game times and television designations for the remaining games will be announced later. Season tickets for the 2017 season are available by the ticket office at 1-866-445-GORU (4678).
2017 Rutgers Football Schedule
Sept. 1 vs. Washington (8 p.m., FS1)
Sept. 9 vs. Eastern Michigan (3:30 p.m., BTN)
Sept. 16 vs. Morgan State (3:30 p.m., BTN)
Sept. 23 at Nebraska* (3:30 p.m.)
Sept. 30 vs. Ohio State*
Oct. 14 at Illinois*
Oct. 21 vs. Purdue* (Noon)
Oct. 28 at Michigan* (Noon)
Nov. 4 vs. Maryland* at Yankee Stadium
Nov. 11 at Penn State* (Noon)
Nov. 18 at Indiana*
Nov. 25 vs. Michigan State*
* - Big Ten game
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