IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football team opens the 2022 season with three straight home contests before beginning Big Ten Conference play Sept. 24 at Rutgers. The Big Ten Conference announced the entire 2022 football schedule Tuesday.

The Hawkeyes open the season Sept. 3 in Kinnick Stadium, hosting South Dakota State. The annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series contest with Iowa State is Sept. 10. Iowa hosts Nevada on Family Weekend to close nonconference play Sept. 17.

Iowa’s initial home game within conference play takes place Oct. 1 as the Hawkeyes host defending conference champion Michigan. Additional Big Ten home games include Homecoming versus Northwestern on Oct. 29, Wisconsin on Nov. 12, and Senior Day versus Nebraska on Black Friday, Nov. 25.

The Hawkeyes play five conference road games. Along with Rutgers, Iowa travels to Illinois (Oct. 8), Ohio State (Oct. 22), Purdue (Nov. 5) and Minnesota (Nov. 19). Iowa’s open date in Oct. 15.

Season ticket renewals and new season ticket orders for Iowa’s 2022 home games are currently on sale here.

Fight for Iowa (FFI), Black Mini Plan, and Gold Mini Plan ticket options, along with single game ticket sales, will be made available at a later date.

Previously released schedules will also be modified in the future as a result of adjustments to the 2020 football schedule.

Following is Iowa’s 2022 football schedule:

Sept. 3         South Dakota State
Sept. 10       Iowa State (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series)
Sept. 17       Nevada (Family Weekend)
Sept. 24       at Rutgers
Oct. 1          Michigan
Oct. 8          at Illinois
Oct. 15        Open
Oct. 22        at Ohio State
Oct. 29        Northwestern (Homecoming)
Nov. 5         at Purdue
Nov. 12       Wisconsin
Nov. 19       at Minnesota
Nov. 25       Nebraska (Senior Day)
Dec. 3         Big Ten Championship