June 7, 2011
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Big Ten Conference, BTN and ESPN have announced the kickoff times for the first three weeks of the 2011 football season, including a pair of Purdue home games, and Conference USA and Rice have announced the start time for game against the Owls in Houston.
The Boilermakers will open the year in Ross-Ade Stadium on Sept. 3 by hosting Middle Tennessee State at noon, face the Owls in Texas on Oct. 10 at 3:30 p.m. ET before returning home to take on Southeast Missouri State at noon on Sept. 17. Both home contests will be shown live on BTN, while the game at Rice will be televised live on the CBS Sports Network.
The latest release brings Purdue's known kickoff times for the regular season to seven of 12 games.
2011 Purdue Football Schedule
Sept. 3 - Middle Tennessee State - Noon (BTN)
Sept. 10 - at Rice - 3:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
Sept. 17 - Southeast Missouri State ^ - Noon (BTN)
Sept. 24 - OPEN
Oct. 1 - Norte Dame - 8 p.m. (ABC, EPSN or ESPN2)
Oct. 8 - Minnesota - TBA (TBA)
Oct. 15 - at Penn State - Noon (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN)
Oct. 22 - Illinois * - Noon (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN)
Oct. 29 - at Michigan - Noon (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN)
Nov. 5 - at Wisconsin - TBA (TBA)
Nov. 12 - Ohio State - TBA (TBA)
Nov. 19 - Iowa - TBA (TBA)
Nov. 26 - at Indiana - TBA (TBA)
^ Band/Family Day
* Homecoming/Varsity P Day
All Game Times Listed as Eastern