COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Big Ten Conference today (Thursday) announced game times and television assignments for the first three weekends of the 2012 college football season. Ohio State will begin the season with three consecutive Noon ET kicks, starting Sept. 1 against Miami (Ohio) on BTN.
The Sept. 8 home game with UCF will also kick at Noon ET and will be televised on ESPN2, while the Sept. 15 home game with California will be televised at Noon ET on ABC (full national).
Four previous game times have already been announced, which include two consecutive night games vs. Nebraska (Oct. 6, 8 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN/2) at Ohio Stadium and at Indiana (Oct. 13, 8 p.m. ET, BTN). Ohio State will play under the lights a third time at Penn State Oct. 27 (6 p.m. ET, ABC or ESPN/2) while Ohio State and Michigan will kick at Noon ET Nov. 24 at Ohio Stadium.
2012 Ohio State Football Schedule
9/1 Miami (Ohio) Noon, BTN
9/8 UCF Noon, ESPN2
9/15 California Noon, ABC
9/22 UAB TBA
9/29 at Michigan State TBA
10/6 Nebraska 8 p.m., ABC, ESPN/2
10/13 at Indiana 8 p.m., BTN
10/20 Purdue TBA
10/27 at Penn State 6 p.m., ABC, ESPN/2
11/3 Illinois TBA
11/17 at Wisconsin TBA
11/24 Michigan Noon, ABC
Home games in Bold, All times Eastern