Apr 5, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines quarterback Wilton Speight (19) hands the ball off to running back Derrick Green (27) prior to the Spring Game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten schedule: Week 1-3 kick off times announced

The Big Ten office announced Thursday more kick off times for the upcoming football season.

This news is extra important for fans of Mid-American Conference teams in Michigan and fans of Notre Dame, as several of the include Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Notre Dame. The news also impacts Michigan and Michigan State fans who can now — finally — start to begin their traveling plans for the first month of the season.

Interesting games of note:

-Michigan kicks off its season against Appalachian State at noon, Saturday Aug. 30 (ESPN2),

-Michigan’s game against Miami (OH) kicks off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 which confirms the rumors that the Wolverines are going to have fireworks after the game, and

– Central Michigan and Western Michigan each face Purdue at noon this season.

Here is the update the Big Ten released Thursday afternoon:


(August 28)
Eastern Illinois at Minnesota, 7 p.m. ET – BTN/BTN2Go (previously announced)
Rutgers at Washington State, 10 p.m. ET – FS1 (previously announced)

(August 29)
Jacksonville State at Michigan State, 7:30 p.m. ET – BTN/BTN2Go (previously announced)

(August 30)
Appalachian State at Michigan, noon ET – ESPN2
Western Michigan at Purdue, noon ET – ESPNU

WEEK 2 (September 6)

Central Michigan at Purdue, noon ET – ESPNews
Michigan State at Oregon, 6:30 p.m. ET – FOX (previously announced)
Michigan at Notre Dame, 7 p.m. ET – NBC (previously announced)

WEEK 3 (September 13)

Miami (Ohio) at Michigan, 3:30 p.m. ET – BTN/BTN2Go
Purdue at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. ET (Indianapolis) – NBC (previously announced)

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