Nebraska will open the 2017 football season against Arkansas State under the lights.
The Big Ten and BTN announced that the Huskers’ season opener will kick off at 7 p.m. CT and will be carried on the Big Ten Network. Nebraska has won 19 consecutive night games at Memorial Stadium. The Huskers’ last home loss in a night game was in 2008 to Virginia Tech.
With today’s announcement, Husker fans now have start times for six games this season (all times Central).
9/2 Arkansas State, 7 p.m., BTN
9/9 at Oregon, 3:30 p.m., FOX
9/16 Northern Illinois, 11 a.m., FS1
9/23 Rutgers, 2:30 or 3 p.m., TBA
9/29 at Illinois, 7 p.m., FS1
11/24 Iowa, 3 p.m., FS1