Broadcast network revealed for B1G opener between Penn State-Purdue
The broadcast network for the B1G season opener between Penn State and Purdue has been revealed.
The cross-division matchup between the Nittany Lions and Boilermakers will air on FOX, the network announced on Monday. Kickoff is currently set for Thursday, Sept. 1. A time has not been announced.
FOX’s airing of Penn State-Purdue comes as part of the deal between the network and ESPN involving Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. The play-by-play crew will be the new voice of ESPN’s Monday Night Football and FOX received an additional B1G football game to air during the 2022 season.
Big stage for a B1G matchup to kick off the 2022 season.
— Purdue Football (@BoilerFootball) March 21, 2022
Penn State and Purdue have played 19 times with the Nittany Lions dominating the series 15-3-1. They are also on a 9-game winning streak against the Boilermakers, dating back to 2005.
Purdue’s last victory came in 2004 in Happy Valley.
This year’s game will be played at Ross-Ade Stadium. The last meeting in West Lafayette was a 62-24 Penn State victory in 2016, the year the Lions won the B1G title.