This announcement brings the total of committed game times to five, with four of those contests receiving confirmed television network slots (see chart below). Michigan begins the 2001 season with a string of 69 straight televised games and is the most televised program in college football history, with 294 appearances.
Any of the remaining six regular-season football games may be selected to appear by the networks. Those games can be chosen under the six- and 12-day provisions of their contracts with the Big Ten Conference.
Following are the game times and television networks for televised games determined to date:
|Sept. 1||Miami (Ohio)||Michigan Stadium||3:30 p.m. EDT||ESPN-R|
|Sept. 8||Washington||Seattle, Wash.||12:30 p.m. PDT||ABC|
|Sept. 15||Western Michigan||Michigan Stadium||12:10 p.m. EDT||ESPN-R|
|Oct. 13||Purdue||Michigan Stadium||12:10 p.m. EDT||TBA|
|Nov. 24||Ohio State||Michigan Stadium||1 p.m. EST||ABC|
Contact: David Ablauf (734) 763-4423