NU Set For Three Morning Kickoffs

The Big Ten Conference announced the start time for three of Northwestern's October games this season.

The Wildcats are slated for three 11 a.m. kickoffs in October. Northwestern's homecoming contest against Iowa on Saturday, October 27 is set for an 11 a.m. start. Also, two of NU's road games -- at Penn State on Saturday, October 6; at Minnesota on Saturday, October 13 -- will also begin at 11 a.m.

Northwestern's home-opener with Vanderbilt is set for a primetime kickoff on Saturday, September 8. That game is the first of seven home games for the Wildcats.

No television designations have been released yet. Each announcement will come two weeks prior to each game.

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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