Football opener against SIU to kick off at 4 p.m. #iufb

Indiana’s season opener against Southern Illinois, along with its Week 3 game against Western Kentucky, will kick off at 4 p.m., the athletic department announced Friday. Both games will be broadcast on ESPNews.

Five of IU’s 12 regular season games now have game times. Indiana hosts Florida International at 8 p.m. in a game broadcast by BTN on Saturday, Sept. 12. The Hoosiers will be Penn State’s homecoming opponent in a noon kickoff on Saturday, Oct. 10 in University Park, Pa.

A week later, Rutgers will visit Bloomington for IU’s 103rd Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 17. Television assignments for both of those conference games will be announced at a later date.