The Mid-American Conference released a large portion of kickoff times for Ohio’s 2019 schedule on Thursday.
Ohio’s season opener against Rhode Island on Aug. 31 is slated for 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium and will be featured on ESPN+.
“The Battle for the Bell,” the moniker for Ohio’s rivalry against Marshall, will kick off in Huntington, West Virginia, at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 14.
The Bobcats will travel to Buffalo on Oct. 5 for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff, and their homecoming game against Northern Illinois will start at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at Peden Stadium.
Ohio’s home game on Nov. 6 against Miami will start at 7:30 or 8 p.m. and will be aired on either ESPN2 or ESPNU. The final home game of the season against Western Michigan on Nov. 12 will have the same options for kickoff times and television options.
The Bobcats will conclude their season on the road with a Nov. 19 contest against Bowling Green at 7:30 p.m. and a Nov. 26 game at Akron at 7 p.m. Ohio’s game against the Falcons will either be aired on ESPN2 or ESPNU, while its game against the Zips will either be shown on ESPNU or ESPN+.
In a previous announcement, Ohio’s road game at Pitt will kick off at 11 a.m. and will be shown on the ACC Network.
Kickoff times for its remaining games against Louisiana, Kent State and Ball State are still to be announced.
Home games are in bold; asterisks denote conference games
Aug. 31 vs. Rhode Island — 2 p.m.
Sept. 7 @ Pitt — 11 a.m.
Sept. 14 @ Marshall — 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 21 vs. Lousiana — TBD
Oct. 5 @ Buffalo* — 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 12 vs. Northern Illinois* — 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 19 vs. Kent State* — TBD
Oct. 26 @ Ball State* — TBD
Nov. 6 vs. Miami* — 7:30 or 8 p.m.
Nov. 12 vs. Western Michigan* — 7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m.
Nov. 19 @ Bowling Green* — 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 26 @ Akron* — 7 p.m.
Correction: A previous version of this report incorrectly stated the time of the game against Pitt. The article has been updated to reflect the most accurate information.