Ohio State will face Nebraska in a rematch of last year's heartbreaking collapse this time under the stars in the Horseshoe Saturday, October 6th at 8 pm on either ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2. Taylor Martinez will return to lead the Cornhuskers as Braxton Miller answers the call in Urban Meyer and Tom Herman's new offense.
The Buckeyes will travel to play Indiana, Saturday, October 13th also at night. Kevin Wilson's 1-11 Hoosiers will look to continue rebuilding with a herculean task arriving in the form of the Buckeyes. Ohio State defeated Indiana, 30-24, when the schools met in 2011.
Ohio State will also play Penn State under the lights as they head to Happy Valley to take on first year head coach Bill O'Brien and the Nittany Lions, Saturday, October 27th. That game is set to be a 6 p.m. start and will be broadcast on either ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2.
Other fall prime time affairs include Boise State at Michigan State on August 31st at 8 pm on ESPN, Notre Dame at Michigan State on September 15th at 8 pm, Wisconsin at Nebraska on September 29th at 8 pm on ABC, and Penn State at Iowa, on October 20th at 8 PM ET.
The entirety of the Big Ten's 2012 prime time schedule looks as follows:
Boise State at Michigan State, 8 p.m., ESPN
Indiana State at Indiana, 8 p.m., Big Ten Network
Vanderbilt at Northwestern, 8 p.m., BTN
Notre Dame at Michigan State, 8 p.m., ABC
Utah State at Wisconsin, 8 p.m., BTN
Ball State at Indiana, 8 p.m., BTN
Syracuse at Minnesota, 8 p.m., BTN
Louisiana Tech at Illinois, 8 p.m., BTN
Wisconsin at Nebraska, 8 p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
Nebraska at Ohio State, 8 p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
Ohio State at Indiana, 8 p.m., BTN
Penn State at Iowa, 8 p.m., BTN
Ohio State at Penn State, 6 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2
Michigan at Nebraska, 8 p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2