With 100 days until the 2017 Michigan football season gets underway, we learned today per ESPN the kickoff time against Florida from AT&T Stadium will be 3:30p.m. ET on ABC.
The Big Ten will see some unique matchups over several days to start the season. On August 31, Ohio State takes on Indiana at 8p.m. on ESPN. Wisconsin will then face Utah State at 9p.m. on September 1. The huge opening Saturday starts at noon with Penn State and Akron ahead of the Michigan and Florida game from Texas. Alabama and Florida State is the primetime game to finish out the day.
We also learned by ESPN that Oklahoma will face Ohio State on September 16 at 8pm on ABC.
Many Big Ten games like “The Game” on November 25 will be on FOX under the new six year coverage deal with the conference. The other premier Big Ten game against Penn State and Ohio State will be covered under the new agreement as well. Those kickoff times have not been announced yet, but noon is likely for Michigan-Ohio State.
The Michigan-Michigan State game will likely be on ESPN but the time is not confirmed, while talk is that may be a night game.
ESPN and ABC will kickoff the 2017 season with several Big Ten games, then FOX will feature several marquee games that will decide the Big Ten conference championship.