By Harry Allison

Penn State opens with Appalachian State at Beaver Stadium this Saturday at 3:30 pm, with the Nits’ first Big 10 tussle on Sept. 21 at Illinois.

For your planning purposes, here are the Nittany Lions’ Big 10 schedules for 2022-2025, released yesterday::

2022

Home – Ohio State (Oct. 1), Illinois (Oct. 15), Michigan State (Oct. 29), Maryland (Nov. 12) and Minnesota (Nov. 19).

Away – at Purdue (Sept. 3), at Michigan (Oct. 8), Indiana (Nov. 5) and Rutgers (Nov. 26).

2023

Home – Indiana (Oct. 7), Iowa (Oct. 28), Michigan (Nov. 4) and Rutgers (Nov. 18).

Away – at Illinois (Sept. 16), Northwestern (Sept. 23), Michigan State (Oct. 14), Ohio State (Oct. 21) and Maryland (Nov. 25).

2024

Home – Maryland (Oct. 5), Illinois (Oct. 12), Nebraska (Oct. 26). Ohio State (Nov. 9) and Michigan State (Nov. 30).

Away – at Rutgers (Sept. 14), Wisconsin (Oct. 19), at Michigan (Nov. 16) and at Indiana (Nov. 23).

2025

Home – Rutgers (Sept. 20), Purdue (Oct. 11), Indiana (Nov. 1) and Michigan (Nov. 22).

Away – at Illinois (Sept. 27), Maryland (Oct. 18), Minnesota (Oct. 25), Ohio State (Nov. 15) and Michigan State (Nov. 29).

Penn State’s non-conference matchups in those seasons include home games against West Virginia (Sept. 7, 2023), Bowling Green (Sept. 7, 2024) and Virginia Tech (Sept. 6, 2025) and visits to Auburn (Sept. 17, 2022) and West Virginia (Aug. 31, 2024).