The Game 2022: Michigan at Ohio State kickoff time, TV network set
We’re over 6 months away from the 2022 edition of The Game, but the kickoff time and TV network are formally set. FOX has confirmed Michigan at Ohio State will be a Big Noon Kickoff game.
FOX Sports included The Game when promoting a loaded Thanksgiving weekend.
It’s a loaded Thanksgiving weekend on FOX:
💥 Michigan-Ohio State
🏈 America’s Game of the Week pic.twitter.com/VDuh6CQM7e
— FOX Sports PR (@FOXSportsPR) May 16, 2022
U-M travels to OSU in 2022, but it was actually Michigan’s Twitter account that confirmed the noon ET kickoff time.
🕛 12 p.m.
📺 FOX pic.twitter.com/ATfcJVVPIa
— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) May 16, 2022
ESPN’s Football Power Index preseason rankings have Ohio State at No. 2. Michigan is the next-highest Big Ten team in the FPI rankings at No. 7 overall. The Game regularly has conference championship and College Football Playoff implications.
Ohio State enjoyed an 8-game win streak, its longest in the rivalry, from 2012-to-2019. Michigan snapped that streak with a 42-27 win last year. The Game was not played in 2020.
The 2022 meeting will be the first in Columbus since 2018 when Ohio State won in a 62-39 rout.