Archive: May, 2012
Penn State's initial road game of the 2012 season, on Sept. 8 at Virginia, will kick off at noon and be televised by ABC, the university announced Thursday.
This is the fourth kickoff time to be announced for the upcoming season. The Nittany Lions will take on Northwestern at Beaver Stadium at noon on Oct. 6, will play at Iowa at 8 p.m. (Philadelphia time) on Oct. 20 and will host Ohio State at 6 p.m. on Oct. 27.
Penn State last played Virginia during the 2002 season. The Lions lead the series 5-2. The Cavaliers will visit Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013.
Penn State says that its football team's homecoming game against Northwestern on Oct. 6 will kick off at noon.
The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network, ESPN or ESPN2. An announcement on the network doesn't have to be made until 12 days before the game.
This is the third start time announced for the 2012 season, the Nittany Lions' first under new head coach Bill O'Brien. Penn State's Oct. 20 game at Iowa will start at 8 p.m. on the Big Ten Network, while its Oct. 27 game against Ohio State kicks off at 6 p.m. at Beaver Stadium on ESPN2.