Future Schedules
Page Posted
7/1/05;
Updated
3/20/20

 




Future Wildcat Football Schedules
 
The Big Ten has announced the official schedule through the 2025 season.  Schedule speculation is listed below.

Games listed in red are not confirmed.  Dates printed in red do not yet have a confirmed date and, therefore, are not necessarily listed in the correct order. 




The most recent update to this information was made on March 20:

Indiana State added to 2021, New Mexico State added to 2023.


Other recent updates: May 27, 2019:

Coach Fitzgerald has stated that, in addition to playing Wisconsin next year at Wrigley Field, NU will host games at Wrigley in 2022, 2024, and 2026. Those games have yet to be specified.


   2021 Schedule
B1G Games Confirmed
 

 

Michigan State Sep 4
H  Indiana State Sep 11
A  Duke Sep 18
H
Ohio U. Sep 25

Iowa* Oct 2

Nebraska* Oct 9

Minnesota* - HC??
Oct 23

Wisconsin* Oct 30

Michigan Nov 6

Rutgers Nov 13

Purdue* Nov 20

Illinois* Nov 27



2022 Schedule
All Games Confirmed
 
 
NU Will Host One Game
at Wrigley Field (OSU?)
Indiana Sep 3
H  Duke Sep 10
H  Southern Ill.  Sep 17
H
Miami (O)
Sep 24

Wisconsin* Oct 1

Nebraska* Oct 8

Maryland
Oct 22

Iowa* Oct 29

Ohio State
Nov 5

Minnesota* Nov 12

Purdue* Nov 19

Illinois* Nov 26

    
2023 Schedule
B1G Games Confirmed
  


Rutgers Sep 2
A  Duke Sep 9
-  TBA Sep 16
H
Penn State
Sep 23

Nebraska* Sep 30
H  Iowa* Oct 14

Minnesota* Oct 21

New Mexico State
Oct 28

Wisconsin* Nov 4

Purdue* Nov 11

Maryland Nov 18

Illinois* Nov 25


    
2024 Schedule
B1G Games Confirmed
 
NU Will Host One Game
at Wrigley Field (Wisc.?)

Miami (O) Aug 31
H  Duke Sep 7
-  TBA ??
H
Nebraska*
Sep 28

Iowa* Oct 5

Michigan St.
Oct 12

Michigan
Oct 19

Minnesota* Nov 2

Wisconsin* Nov 9

Purdue* Nov 16

Maryland Nov 23

Illinois* Nov 30




2025 Schedule
B1G Games Confirmed
   
Tulane Aug 30
H  Purdue* Sep 6
-  TBA ??
-
TBA ??

Indiana Oct 4

Nebraska* Oct 11

Iowa*
Oct 18

Ohio State
Nov 1

Minnesota* Nov 8

Maryland Nov 15

Wisconsin* Nov 22

Illinois* Nov 29



2026 Schedule
Two non-conf. games slated
  
 
NU Will Host One Game
at Wrigley Field
S. Dakota St. Sep 12
H  Colorado Sep 19
-  Rest TBA --
   
2027:
@ Colorado, Sep 11

2028:
Unknown

2029:
@ Rice, Sep 8

2030:
Unknown

2031:
Rice @ NU, Sep 6