2024 Northwestern Football Schedule; New Big Ten Foe Washington on the Slate

2024 Northwestern Football Schedule

The 2024 Northwestern football schedule kicks off against the “real” Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, August 31st. The Wildcats open Big Ten conference play on the road at Washington on September 21st, 2024. Northwestern wraps up the 2024 college football regular season at home on September 30th against Illinois. 

Northwestern Football Schedule Updates (What’s Different This Year?)

So, there are two humongous changes for football fans of the Big Ten this year. The first one is the division format has been eliminated. The top-two teams get to go to the conference championship game at the end of the regular season. The second  thing is there are 18 teams in the Big Ten now. New additions for the 2024-25 football season are: Oregon, Washington, USC, and UCLA join the conference this year. You can check out the Northwestern schedule below. We’ll update the game times and TV schedules when announced/released. They typically get put out closer to game day due to TV network plans. 

2024 Northwestern Football Schedule

The 2024 Northwestern football schedule starts out with three home games. Northwestern gets to take on newcomer Washington this year as part of Big Ten conference play. The last game of the season is at home against Illinois before the Big Ten Championship game on December 7th, 2024.  

vs. Miami (OH)Sat, Aug 31TBDTBD
vs. DukeSat, Sep 7TBDTBD
vs. Eastern IllinoisSat, Sep 14TBDTBD
@ WashingtonSat, Sep 21TBDTBD
vs. IndianaSat, Oct 5TBDTBD
@ MarylandSat, Oct 12TBDTBD
vs. WisconsinSat, Oct 19TBDTBD
@ IowaSat, Oct 26TBDTBD
@ PurdueSat, Nov 2TBDTBD
vs. Ohio StateSat, Nov 16TBDTBD
@ MichiganSat, Nov 23TBDTBD
vs. IllinoisSat, Nov 30TBDTBD
2024 Big Ten ChampionshipSat, Dec 7TBDTBD
2024 Northwestern Football Schedule

Printable 2024 Northwestern Football Schedule

Printable 2024 Northwestern Football Schedule

Finding a printable 2024 Northwestern football schedule is a great way to follow the regular season schedule. We have put the schedule up here in PDF format for you. We’ll have to wait and see if Northwestern can make a run at the expanded college football playoffs or not. Barring that, then finding themselves in a good bowl game will be the next highest priority of the program this year. 

2023 Northwestern Football Highlights

Here are highlights of the 2023 Northwestern football season for you to enjoy. 

Jacey Tine

Jacey Tine is a lifelong San Diego Padres and Florida Gators fan. She has been delivering sports coverage and content for 7 years and counting now. You'll find her covering a number of sports and other news-worthy events on Sports Brackets.

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