Iowa To Play 2 Friday Football Games in 2024

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa football team will play two Friday games during the 2024 season. The announcement was made by the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday.

Iowa’s road contest at UCLA will kickoff at 8 p.m. (CT) on Friday, Nov. 8, from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The contest will be televised nationally on FOX. It will be the Hawkeyes’ first game against the Bruins in Pasadena since 1986 and first visit to Pasadena since the 2016 Rose Bowl versus Stanford.

This will be Iowa’s third Friday night contest over the last five years: 2020 (35-7 win at Minnesota) and 2022 (51-14 victory at Maryland).

Iowa and Nebraska will continue their annual traditional of playing on Black Friday. The Huskers and Hawkeyes will meet on Friday, Nov. 29. Game time and television information for this contest, along with select other Hawkeye games, will be announced by the conference next week.