2022 Penn State Nittany Lions football schedule

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After floating around .500 the past two seasons, Penn State faces yet another challenging schedule in 2022 with the hopes of rebounding. If Penn State faces division foes Ohio State and Michigan in back-to-back weeks to start October and takes trip down o SEC country when they play at Auburn in mid-September as the backend of a home-and-home series. The Nittany Lions will also be looking for revenge in a few games with Michigan State and Illinois each making a trip to Happy Valley in 2022.

For the third consecutive season, Penn State will open the new college football on the road against a Big Ten team. After opening the abbreviated 2020 season at Indiana and the 2021 season at Wisconsin, Penn State will play the 2022 season opener at Purdue. The Nittany Lions will also host a pair of MAC programs in non-conference play with matchups with Ohio and Central Michigan surrounding the big road trip to Auburn.

Below is the complete 2022 football schedule for Penn State. All times are eastern.

Penn State Football 2022 Schedule

Week

Date

Opponent

Time

1

Sept. 3

at Purdue*

TBA

2

Sept. 10

OHIO

TBA

3

Sept. 17

at Auburn

TBA

4

Sept. 24

CENTRAL MICHIGAN

TBA

5

Oct. 1

OHIO STATE*

TBA

6

Oct. 8

at Michigan*

TBA

7

Oct. 15

ILLINOIS*

TBA

8

Oct. 22

Open Week

TBA

9

Oct. 29

MICHIGAN STATE*

TBA

10

Nov. 5

at Indiana*

TBA

11

Nov. 12

MARYLAND*

TBA

12

Nov. 19

MINNESOTA*

TBA

13

Nov. 26

at Rutgers*

TBA

“*” = Denotes Big Ten Conference game

Home games in all CAPS.

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