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Michigan Football announces Fresno State as opening opponent for 2024 season

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The Wolverines and Bulldogs will meet for the first time ever in 2024.

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The Michigan Wolverines football team will open the 2024 season at home against the Fresno State Bulldogs, according to a release from the school on Thursday afternoon. This will be the first ever meeting between the two squads and it will take place on Aug. 31, 2024 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

With the addition of Fresno State, the Wolverines now have three open dates left with one game still to be determined. The 2024 season will feature two bye weeks again as 2019 did.

Here is a look at where the slate of games currently stands for 2024:

2024 Schedule

(Note: This will be another double-bye year like 2019 was. They have one opponent slot to fill.)

Aug. 31 — vs. Fresno State

Sept. 7 at Texas

Sept. 14 — OPEN DATE

Sept. 21 — OPEN DATE

Sept. 28 vs. Wisconsin

Oct. 5 vs. Nebraska

Oct. 12 — OPEN DATE

Oct. 19 at Northwestern

Oct. 26 vs. Indiana

Nov. 2 at Michigan State

Nov. 9 vs. Maryland

Nov. 16 vs. Penn State

Nov. 23 at Rutgers

Nov. 30 at Ohio State

For more future schedules and opponents, we have been keeping track of this here. You can also find them under the “More” tab on the navigation bar of the website.