NU, Vandy To Play Under The Lights

The Big Ten conference announced on Tuesday that Northwestern and Vanderbilt will kickoff at 7 p.m. on September 8th at Ryan Field.

The Big Ten announced that Northwestern and Vanderbilt will kickoff at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, under the lights of Ryan Field.

The game will be aired on the Big Ten Network and marks Northwestern's home-opener.

The Wildcats and Commodores last played in 2010, also a primetime game, which saw Northwestern earn a 23-21 win.

NU played in three primetime contests last season, losses at home to Michigan and Penn State, plus a road loss against Iowa.

Times have not yet been announced for the remainder of Northwestern's schedule.

Chris Emma has covered college athletics and professional baseball for FOX Sports since 2009. He covered the Nebraska Cornhuskers for Big Red Report, and currently covers the Northwestern Wildcats and Chicago Cubs.
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