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Penn State Homecoming kickoff time set for noon

Penn State has announced a noon kickoff time for its Homecoming game against Northwestern on Sept. 27 at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State Homecoming kickoff time set for noon

College football fans watch a Penn State game at Beaver Stadium. (Gene J. Puskar/AP file photo)
College football fans watch a Penn State game at Beaver Stadium. (Gene J. Puskar/AP file photo)

Penn State announced Tuesday that its Homecoming football game against Northwestern on Sept. 27 at Beaver Stadium will kick off at noon.

The network for the game (Big Ten Network, ESPN or ESPN2) will be announced 12 days before the game.

The Nittany Lions have a 13-3 record on the field against the Wildcats, including their win over Northwestern, 39-28, in the 2012 Homecoming game. The two teams did not meet last year.

Tuesday’s announcement marks the fifth starting time set for the 2014 season. The Nittany Lions open their season in Dublin, Ireland, on Aug. 30 against Central Florida at 8:30 a.m., Philadelphia time, on ESPN2.

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There also are three night contests – Sept. 13 at Rutgers at 8 p.m. (BTN), Oct. 11 at Michigan at 7 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2), and Oct. 25 at home versus Ohio State at 8 p.m. (ABC, ESPN or ESPN2).

--Joe Juliano

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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