TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Penn State football schedule set for 2016 and '17

College Football Videos

By Wire Reports
Thursday, July 11, 2013, 9:18 p.m.
 

The Big Ten announced Thursday its football schedules for 2016 and '17, marking the beginning of the new nine-game conference season and giving Penn State five home games in the even-numbered years and four in the odd-numbered seasons.

With nine Big Ten games, the Nittany Lions will play the other six members of the conference's Eastern Division and three teams from the Western Division. The Lions will play at Rutgers on Nov. 19, 2016, and host the Scarlet Knights on Nov. 11, 2017, at Beaver Stadium.

In 2016, Penn State will host Minnesota, Maryland, Ohio State, Iowa and Michigan State and have nonconference games at Beaver Stadium against Temple and Kent State. On the road, the Lions will face Michigan, Purdue, Indiana and Rutgers and will renew their series with Pitt at Heinz Field.

The Panthers come to Happy Valley in 2017, when Penn State also will host Indiana, Michigan, Rutgers and Nebraska. The Nittany Lions will travel to Northwestern, Iowa, Ohio State, Michigan State and Maryland. The Lions also will play Akron at home in 2017 and have another home game to be scheduled.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Nutting says Pirates may ‘stretch’ for Martin
  2. Stocks slammed as manufacturing slows in U.S., abroad
  3. Consol Energy cutting retiree health benefits, phasing out pension
  4. Enterovirus D68 case confirmed in southwestern Pennsylvania
  5. NFL notebook: Ravens receiver Smith Sr. says he was ‘stabbed in back’ by Panthers
  6. Donetsk rattled by explosions; airport at risk
  7. Jobs on state website include ‘private party dancing,’ ‘car dates’
  8. City wants Leon Ford’s federal lawsuit put on hold
  9. News Alert
  10. Fans flock to what they hope will continue ‘magical season’
  11. Connellsville Township VFD given $61,750 Homeland Security grant
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.