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2024 Football Schedule Released – Rutgers University Athletics

2024 Football Schedule Released - Rutgers University Athletics

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The 2024 Rutgers football schedule is complete, as the Big Ten announced the order of conference games on Thursday. Overall, the Scarlet Knights will host seven home games at SHI Stadium, including five in league play.

Three non-conference contests open the season, starting Aug. 31 versus Howard. Akron (Sept. 7) will also visit Piscataway before an open week and a trip to face Virginia Tech (Sept. 21). RU defeated the Hokies, 35-16, in the front end of the home-and-home this past September, last facing Akron in 1990 and Howard in 2016.

Big Ten action starts at home week five with new member Washington visiting to play its first road game in the league on Sept. 28. Wisconsin (Oct. 12), UCLA (Oct. 19), Minnesota (Nov. 9) and Illinois (Nov. 23) round out the home schedule.

The Scarlet Knights will head to Nebraska (Oct. 5), USC (Oct. 26), Maryland (Nov. 16) and Michigan State (Nov. 30) for Big Ten road matchups. A second open week takes place after the trip to USC.

Game times and television networks will be announced at a later date.

2024 Rutgers Football

Aug. 31: Howard

Sept. 7: Akron

Sept. 21: at Virginia Tech

Sept. 28: Washington*

Oct. 5: at Nebraska*

Oct. 12: Wisconsin*

Oct. 19: UCLA*

Oct. 26: at USC*

Nov. 9: Minnesota*

Nov. 16: at Maryland*

Nov. 23: Illinois*

Nov. 30: at Michigan State*

* – Big Ten

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