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Kickoff times set for two Penn State football games

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Penn State will host the Wolverines on Oct. 12 for Penn State’s 94th Homecoming game. Kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. ET in Beaver Stadium. The teams will be playing in primetime for the third time in Happy Valley (2006, 2010 and 2013).

Penn State will visit division rival Ohio State on Oct. 26 for an 8 p.m kick on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Penn State and Ohio State will be meeting in primetime for the fifth time in the past nine seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ‘13).

A determination on which network will nationally televise both games clash may not be made until six days before the contests. The Michigan and Ohio State games are the Nittany Lions’ first announced kick times for the upcoming season.

The Nittany Lions and Wolverines will be meeting for the 17th time overall and the first time since 2010. Penn State has won the last three meetings on the field against Michigan. The two traditional powers will be Big Ten East Division rivals starting in 2014 and play annually.

The Penn State-Ohio State clash annually is one of the nation’s most highly anticipated contests. The division rivals have met every year since Penn State began Big Ten competition in 1993, with Ohio State having a 15-13 on-field edge in the series. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be East Division rivals starting in 2014 and continue to play annually.

Article courtesy of Penn State.