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Michigan football announces 10-game schedule for 2020 season

Michigan to play Ohio State in middle of October

Michigan coach Jim Harbuagh
Michigan coach Jim Harbuagh (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan revealed its 10-game schedule for the 2020 season, including five high-profile matchups and an additional Big Ten game.

Here’s the full schedule:

  • Sept. 5: vs. Purdue
  • Sept. 12: at Minnesota
  • Sept. 19: vs. Penn State
  • Sept. 26: at Rutgers
  • Oct. 3: vs. Michigan State
  • Oct. 17: at Indiana
  • Oct. 24: at Ohio State
  • Oct. 31: vs. Wisconsin
  • Nov. 7: vs. Maryland
  • Nov. 21: at Northwestern

Click here to view Michigan State’s full 2020 football schedule.

The Ohio State game, which is always reserved for the final week of the season, has been moved to the middle of October.

The Big Ten also added a matchup with Northwestern as Michigan’s 10th conference game.

Michigan was scheduled to play at Michigan State and home against Indiana this season, but those venues have been flipped. That could mean Michigan will now have one home game and one road game against main rivals Michigan State and Ohio State in future seasons, instead of having both at home or both on the road.

Michigan’s nonconference games at Washington and against Ball State and Arkansas State were canceled when the Big Ten announced it would only allow teams to play against conference opponents.


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