Big Ten Football: Week 3 Schedule, Picks, Previews

    Week 3 Big Ten football schedule, picks, and previews, including Northwestern vs. Duke, Michigan State vs. Air Force and Nebraska vs. Miami.

    September 26, 2016

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    The Big 10 has a full Saturday of action on hand for Week 3 of the 2015 college football season, starting with five games at noon.

    Illinois travels to Chapel Hill to take on North Carolina, Michigan hosts UNLV, No. 4 Michigan State welcomes Air Force to town, Minnesota squares off against Kent State at TCF Bank Stadium, and Maryland plays USF at home. 

    At 12:30 p.m ET, No. 23 Northwestern puts its perfect start on the line against the Duke Blue Devils in Durham.

    In a battle of historical programs, the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Miami Hurricanes will add another chapter to their rivalry at 3:30 p.m. ET in South Florida. The two have won five championships apiece. 

    Also at 3:30 p.m. ET, No. 1 Ohio State hosts Northern Illinois and No. 24 Wisconsin takes on Troy in Madison.

    In night action, Rutgers travels to Happy Valley to face Penn State at 8:00 p.m ET.

    The rest of the Week 2 Big Ten football schedule is listed below, as well as picks and previews.

    Week 3 Big Ten Football Schedule

    Saturday, September 19

    Note: All times eastern.

    12:00 PM Illinois at North Carolina, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN

    12:00 PM South Florida at Maryland, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN

    12:00 PM UNLV at Michigan, Big Ten Network

    12:00 PM Kent State at Minnesota, Big Ten Network

    12:00 PM Air Force at No. 4 Michigan State, ABC

    12:30 PM No. 23 Northwestern at Duke, ESPN3

    3:30 PM Nebraska at Miami (FL), ABC, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN

    3:30 PM Virginia Tech at Purdue, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN

    3:30 PM Troy at No. 24 Wisconsin, Big Ten Network

    3:30 PM Northern Illinois at No. 1 Ohio State, ABC, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN

    4:00 PM Western Kentucky at Indiana, ESPNEWS

    8:00 PM Pittsburgh at Iowa, Big Ten Network

    8:00 PM Rutgers at Penn State, Big Ten Network

    Week 3 Big Ten Football Picks & Previews

    MORE: College Football Bowl Projections After Week 2


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