The Sept. 29 game at Iowa will kick off at 11 a.m. CT. Minnesota's Homecoming contest vs. Northwestern - slated for Oct. 13 at TCF Bank Stadium - will also be an 11 a.m. CT kickoff. Television partners for the two contests have yet to be announced. The games will air on ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN with the broadcast entity to be announced either 12 or six days prior to the contests.
The Gophers now have start times for three games in the 2012 season. It was previously announced that Minnesota's home date with Syracuse on Sept. 22 will kick off in prime time at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on BTN.