Then there is the season finale: The 116th edition of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry will begin at noon at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Nov. 30.
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Ohio State also announced a pair of night games: Home against Michigan State on Oct. 5 and at Northwestern on Oct. 18.
The game against the Spartans will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and be broadcast on ESPN or ABC.
The Northwestern game is an 8:30 p.m. kickoff on a Friday night and will be shown on Fox Sports 1.
(All times are Eastern.)
Fox will broadcast the FAU, Indiana and Michigan games while the contest against Cincinnati will be on ABC.
Time for the other six regular season games are not likely to be determined until after the start of the season according to an Ohio State spokesman.