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Penn State Football: Five Kick Times Released With Season Opener Set For 3:30

by on May 30, 2019 12:58 PM

Penn State football released a handful of kickoff times for the upcoming season and will open the 2019 campaign against Idaho at 3:30 on Aug. 31. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.

In addition, the Nittany Lions will host Buffalo on Sept. 7 and kick at 7:30 p.m. on FOX while the final game of the series against Pittsburgh will be played on Sept. 14 and kick at noon on ABC.

Within the Big Ten conference, a meeting between Penn State and Maryland on Friday, Sept. 27 will be at 8 p.m. on FS1 and the Homecoming game against Purdue will kick at noon on Oct. 5 on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2.

The Nittany Lions will take on Idaho for the first time in program history. This is also the first time Penn State has faced a Big Sky team.

Penn State is 2-1 all-time against Buffalo and 26-3 against MAC opponents. The Nittany Lions are 52-43-4 all-time against the Panthers.

Terrapins and Penn State have met the last five seasons as Big Ten foes. Penn State is 39-2-1 all-time against Maryland, including a 13-1 mark in road games. 

Lastly, Penn State leads the all-time series with Purdue, 14-3-1, including a 8-1-1 mark in Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions last met the Boilermakers in 2016 when the Penn State offense exploded for a 62-24 win in West Lafayette.

In terms of Penn State's home slate, kick times against Michigan, Rutgers and Indiana have yet to be announced.



Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for StateCollege.com. He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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