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Kickoff Times Set for Nebraska’s Matchups with Illinois and Iowa

November 09, 2020

Mark your calendars. Nebraska officially knows when it’ll kick off against Illinois and Iowa.

Nebraska and Illinois will face off at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Nov. 21. The game will be the Huskers’ second home game of the season. The Big Ten Conference announced that the game will now be televised on FS1. The game had previously been scheduled for BTN.

As for the Black Friday matchup on Nov. 27 with Iowa, kick off has been scheduled for noon CT. FOX will carry the game live from Iowa City.

Nebraska is set to face Penn State at home this Saturday, Nov. 14. It’s the home opener 2.0 for the Huskers after the original home opener with Wisconsin was canceled due to COVID-19. The matchup is scheduled for 11 a.m. CT. The game will be aired on FS1.

The Huskers are 0-2 coming into the matchup following a 21-13 loss to the Wildcats. Penn State is 0-3, most recently dropping a matchup to Maryland, 35-19.

Game times and television information for games against Purdue (Dec. 5) and Minnesota (Dec. 12) will be announced six to 12 days in advance.

Nebraska’s 2020 Football Schedule

Date Opponent
Week 1 (Oct. 24) at Ohio State
Week 2 (Oct. 31) Wisconsin
Week 3 (Nov. 7) at Northwestern
Week 4 (Nov. 14) Penn State
Week 5 (Nov. 21) Illinois
Week 6 (Nov. 27) at Iowa
Week 7 (Dec. 5) at Purdue
Week 8 (Dec. 12) Minnesota
Week 9 (Dec. 19) Championship Weekend (TBD)
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