Penn State completes 2020 football schedule

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Penn State coach James Franklin watches his team during the Michigan game on Oct. 21.

Penn State announced Monday that it has completed its 2020 football schedule with nonconference home games against two Mountain West teams, Nevada and San Jose State.

The Nittany Lions will open against Nevada on Sept. 5, with the San Jose State game scheduled for Sept. 19. Penn State’s other nonconference contest will be Sept. 12 at Virginia Tech, the first game of a home-and-home series that will see the Hokies come to Beaver Stadium in 2025.

The Lions have Big Ten home games in 2020 against Northwestern (Sept. 26), Iowa (Oct. 17), Ohio State (Oct. 24), Michigan State (Nov. 14) and Maryland (Nov. 21). They are on the road at Michigan (Oct. 3), Indiana (Oct. 31), Nebraska (Nov. 7) and Rutgers (Nov. 28).

Penn State also said that Bowling Green has been added to the 2024 football schedule.